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Iran and Iraq discuss telecoms ties

12 Mar 2012

Communications ministers from Iran and Iraq have met to discuss the possibility of strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the telecoms sector. Iran’s Communications and Information Technology Minister, Reza Taqipour, met with his Iraqi counterpart, Muhammad Tawfiq al-Allawi, in Tehran on Saturday, Fars news agency reported. Plans under discussion include the deployment of telecoms networks in northern Iraq by Iranian companies. Iran and Iraq have enjoyed growing ties ever since the overthrow of the former Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein, in 2003.

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