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Iraq, Jordan To Cooperate In Oil Sector


http://gdb.rferl.org/8681B967-3FC0-4295-B67A-C85FF418A835_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/8681B967-3FC0-4295-B67A-C85FF418A835_mw800_mh600.jpg An oilfield worker in Iraq (AFP) August 15, 2006 -- Iraq and Jordan have signed a memorandum of understanding that involves cooperation in the oil sector, including the laying of a pipeline and supplying Jordan with oil.


Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki made the announcement after meeting with his Jordanian counterpart, Maruf Bakhit, in Baghdad.


Analysts say Jordan is hoping to buy Iraqi oil at preferential rates.


(AFP)

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