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Iraq's Kurdistan region willing to import fuel from Iran

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The Iraqi Kurdistan Region voiced willingness to import fuel from Iran in a bid to overcome its energy problems.

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"The Kurdistan region used to import gasoline and its derivatives from Turkey, but due to the problems that we have in terms of fuel supply, we are willing to import fuel from Iran," Head of Suleymanieh Chamber of Commerce Sirvan Mohammad Mahmoud said.

Mohammad Mahmoud pointed to the problems caused by the sharp decline in oil prices in the international markets, and said, "We strongly need Iran's help under the present conditions."

He, meantime, called for cooperation between the two countries' private sectors, and said, "I hope to witness further cooperation between the chambers of commerce of Iran and Suleymanieh."

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