Rouhani says Iran ready to expand gas, power trade with Iraq

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shake hands with Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi during a news conference in Tehran, Iran, April 6, 2019. Official Iranian President website/Handout via REUTERS

DUBAI (Reuters) – President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for Iran and neighbouring Iraq to expand their gas and electricity dealings and boost bilateral trade to $20 billion, state TV reported, despite difficulties caused by U.S. sanctions against Tehran. “The plans to export electricity and gas and hopefully oil continue and we are ready to […]

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