Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Iran-Iraq Relations

Ambassador: Iran backs talks on Shia coalition in Iraq

Iran’s ambassador in Iraq says Tehran backs talks between the Sadr movement and the Shia Coordination Framework in the country.

Iran Newspaper calls for response to any threats from Iraq

The official newspaper of the Iranian government says the country should respond “with the necessary level of seriousness” to any threats from the Iraqi soil.

“Iran’s exports to Iraq to reach over $9 billion by year’s end”

The chairman of the Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce says in the first 11 months of this Persian year, the value of Iran's exports to Iraq reached $8.2 billion, and exports to the country are expected to exceed $9 billion by the end of the year.

Iran’s active participation in Baghdad exhibition of military industries

Iran is participating in International Exhibition of Security, Defense and War Industries in Baghdad along with 13 other countries and more than 60 companies.

Iran’s exports to Iraq crosses $8.2 billion

An Iranian customs spokesman says in the first 11 months of this year, more than 28 million tons of goods worth over 8.2 billion dollars were exported from Iran to Iraq, which translates to a 17% increase in weight and a 20% increase in value compared to the same period last year.

Iran to attend Iraq’s intl. investment exhibit in late March, 2022

Iran is to hold an international investment exhibition in the Iraqi capital Baghdad aimed at promoting trade ties between the two countries.

Iranians returning from Iraq should be fully vaccinated

Iran's Interior Ministry has announced that Covid-19 PCR tests performed in Iraq lack validity so Iranian pilgrims returning to the country should have received two doses of coronavirus vaccine.

Iranian exports to Iraq increase 15% compared to last year

A member of the board of directors of the Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber has said in the first 10 months of this year, $7.280 billion worth of goods were exported to Iraq.

Report: Iraq planning to replace Iran with Qatar for natural gas supplies

Tejarat News reports that Iraq is planning to replace Iran with Qatar as its natural gas supplier.

President Raisi to Iraqi PM: US must leave the region

The Iranian president says Tehran has always highlighted the need for a strong and united government and society in Iraq.

TPO: Iran to use its funds in Iraq to import products

The Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) said Iran can now use its funds in Iraq to import commodities.

Iran, Saudi Arabia set to hold 5th round of talks on revival of ties

Iran and Saudi Arabia are set to hold a fifth round of talks in the Iraqi capital aimed at hammering out their differences and fixing bilateral relations, Tehran’s ambassador to Baghdad says.

Official: Iran exports revenue to Iraq some $8bn

The head of Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce said Iran’s exports to Iraq during the first eight months of the Iranian calendar year (starting March 21, 2021) have fetched the country around $8 billion.

Report: Iran’s Quds Force cmdr. meets Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr

An informed political source has provided details of the meeting between Brigadier General Ismail Qaani, commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution’s Guards Corps, and Muqtada al-Sadr, the leader of Iraq’s Sadr faction in the Iraqi city of Najaf.

Iranian delegation to visit Iraq to boost trade ties

A delegation of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) is scheduled to head to Iraq Sunday.

Iraq says ready to pay gas debts to Iran

Iraq's Ministry of Electricity has rejected media reports that Baghdad has settled accounts with Iran for gas imports.

Figures show growth in Iran exports to Iraq via Mehran border

An Iranian official has announced the export of 207,000 tons of various agricultural products (summer crops) worth $63 million via the Mehran border crossing to Iraq.

Official: Iraqi debt to Iran stands at $5-7bn

An Iranian business official says that neighboring Iraq’s debt to Iran stands at between 5 to 7 billion dollars, and that there is no obstacle in Baghdad’s debt clearance process, despite certain claims to the contrary.

Iran, Iraq launch Shalamcheh-Basrah railway project

Iran and Iraq have launched a railway construction project that will connect the town of Shalamcheh in the Iranian province of Khuzestan to the Iraqi city of Basra.

Iran, Iraq to build Shalamcheh-Basra railroad

Iran’s minister of roads and urban development says the Islamic Republic has signed an agreement with Iraq to build a railroad linking Iran’s Shalamcheh to the Iraqi province of Basra.

Raisi: US leaving Iraq due to resistance of Iraqi people

Iran’s President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi says the withdrawal of US forces from Iraq is due to resistance by the Iraqi people and government.

“Iraq pays part of $7bn debt to Iran”

The head of the Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce says part of Iraq’s $7 billion debt have been received from Baghdad.

US grants Iraq waiver to import energy supplies from Iran

The US State Department has extended a sanctions waiver enabling Iraq to continue importing electricity and gas from Iran.

Raisi: Iran supports Iraq’s independence, security, democracy

President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi says Iran's principled stance is to support Iraq's independence, security and democracy.

TV: Iran’s Quds Force commander visits Iraq

A TV channel reports, commander of Iran’s Quds Force General Esmaeil Ghaani has met and held talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and President Barham Salih.

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