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Barzani announces agreement to raise the ceiling on energy investments with the United States

President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masroor Barzani, agreed on Friday evening with US Energy Secretary Dan Bruelet to boost energy investments.

In a statement received by “Eye of Iraq News,” the regional government said, “Barzani discussed on the evening of May 8, 2020, with the US Secretary of Energy Dan Bruelet, by phone, a number of issues of common concern.”

The statement added that “the two sides discussed the implications of the outbreak of the emerging Corona virus pandemic on the economy of the Kurdistan region, Iraq and the United States.”

He continued, “The Prime Minister and the US Secretary of Energy agreed on the importance of raising the ceiling of investments in the field of energy between the United States and the Kurdistan region, as well as a highlight of the new federal government in Baghdad, and the ways in which the United States can continue to support Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, particularly via International financial assistance. ” Source