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Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has purged "terrorists" from Kurdish-populated areas in the west and northwest of the country during military exercises.
Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh and his Iraqi counterpart Ihsan Abdul Jabbar have discussed the ways to promote cooperation between the two neighbours in the oil industry.
Iranian Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian says the Islamic Republic is the leading country in the region in terms of installed power generation capacity.
A border crossing between Iran and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region has reopened and the trade exchanges via land border have resumed in the normal way, officials say.
Iran has called on the Iraqi government to release a formal report on the sinking of an Iranian cargo ship in the waters of the Arab country.
An Iranian cargo ship en route from the southern Iranian port of Khorramshahr to Iraq’s Umm Qasr Port capsized and sank in the Iraqi waters.
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says the country will continue to export electricity to Iraq for two more years in defiance of the US sanctions.
Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has deplored an escalation of insecurity in the region after the American assassination of top Iranian commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq, saying the expansion of relations between Tehran and Baghdad would contribute to regional stability.
Iran’s President has expressed satisfaction over the resolution of political problems in Iraq and Afghanistan, saying that the Islamic Republic will continue to stand by its two friendly neighbours.