Al-Kadhemi to US Energy Minister: Iraq seeks investments

  • 21-05-2020, 16:17
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     INA - Baghdad

    Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhemi confirmed on Thursday, in a telephone conversation with US Energy Secretary Dan Brolett, the government’s desire to attract US investments in the energy field and overcome the difficulties in this regard.

    The media office of the Prime Minister stated in a statement received by Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kadhemi, received a phone call from the US Secretary of Energy, Dan Brolett, congratulating him on assuming the presidency of the government, expressing his aspiration to strengthen economic relations between the two countries, especially in the energy field. "

    The statement added that "the two sides stressed the need for coordination between producers and consumers globally in order to maintain the stability of the energy market in coordination with the relevant international institutions."

    The statement pointed out that "Al-Kadhemi thanked the US Energy Minister for the congratulations, stressing the importance of cooperation in the field of energy between the two countries, especially with the government's desire to attract US investments in the energy field, and overcoming difficulties before it, especially in the field of associated gas investment."