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LEADERS of Iran and Iraq have stressed the need to complete the cross-border rail line from Shalamcheh, Iran, to Basra. Iraq, that will connect the two countries.
The 32km line will also enable freight to run from China to southern Europe via both countries. Preparations for the construction of the line were completed last month in Iran.
“Cooperation capacities between the two countries have been identified and agreed, and now is the time to implement agreements and broad economic interaction in the interests of the two nations and regional development,” Ayatollah Seyyed Ibrahim Ra’isi said following his meeting with Iraqi prime minister, Mr Mustafa Al-Kadhimi.
Al-Kadhimi stated it was Iraq’s intention to expand cooperation in various fields, especially economics and trade.
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