|July 21, 2013
Trend - Tehran has reached agreement with Damascus and Baghdad to form a troika to export gas to Europe, deputy oil minister said on Sunday.
LNG - The Syrian Minister of Petroleum Sufian Allao and visiting Iraqi Minister of Oil Abdul Kareem Liaibi in a meeting in Damascus announced their preparedness to cooperate with Iran in building a joint pipeline, which transfers Iran’s gas to Syria.
Following the talks, the Syrian minister of petroleum told reporters that they exchanged ideas for setting up a gas pipeline that can carry Iranian gas to Syria in the future and then link it to the Arab gas pipeline.
He went on to say that joint technical committee will hold another meeting in Tehran to study the preliminary works for construction pipeline.
According to the report of the public relations of the NIGC, two sides discussed ways of the further bolstering bilateral cooperation in oil, gas and mineral resources.
Terahn Times - Iran, Iraq, and Syria have signed a deal for the construction of the Middle East’s largest gas pipeline, which would transit Iranian gas from Iran’s South Pars gas field to Europe via Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea.