Turkey to provide electricity to northern Iraq

The electricity minister of the regional administration in northern Iraq said that upon not renewing the agreement between Turkey and Iraqi Electricity Ministry, they held talks with Turkish firms in order to meet the electricity needs of the Kurdish region.

Turkey to provide electricity to northern Iraq

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Electricity minister of regional administration in northern Iraq Yaseen Ebubekir said, "We have agreed with a Turkish firm to meet the electricity needs of the Kurdish region."

Yaseen Ebubekir told Anadolu Agency that upon not renewing the agreement between Turkey and Iraqi Electricity Ministry, they held talks with Turkish firms in order to meet the electricity needs of the Kurdish region.

"We have made a 150 megawatt of electricity agreement with a firm from Turkey so far. If necessary, we can renew the agreement and increase its capacity", said Ebubekir.

Ebubekir added the electricity transferred from Turkey would be distributed to the region and underlined, "We will be able to distribute the electricity to both Mosul and the Kurdish region by increasing the electricity facilities in provinces."

Güncelleme Tarihi: 09 Temmuz 2013, 17:00
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