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Iran to resume gas export to Iraq after a temporary halt

The Iranian Oil Ministry said on Saturday that Tehran resumed the export of gas to Iraq after a period of interruption due to a failure in a pipeline after a landslide and floods.

The site of the ministry ‘Shana’ that the Iranian National Gas Company today has re-operating the pipes to Iraq after reform.

Iraq had announced in 28   Last November that gas exports stopped in the wake of an earthquake, which deprived the Iraqi electricity network of 2500 megawatts under the dependence of Baghdad heavily on Iranian gas to feed stations.

The United States has allowed Iraq to continue to import natural gas and energy supplies for 45 days from Iran despite the imposition of economic sanctions on the latter. Source