Sudanese advisor: The ownership of the railway link project will be 100% for Iraq


Nasser Al-Asadi, Adviser to the Prime Minister for Transportation Affairs, announced today, Monday, that Iraq will control the railway link project with Iran entirely.

In a television interview, Al-Asadi stated that “the railway link agreement with Iran stipulates the transportation of passengers only,” adding that “the completion of the rehabilitation and development of the Shalamcheh crossing has become an urgent need.”

He went on to say that “there are no secrets related to the railway link project with Iran,” and that “the project’s workforce will be 100% Iraqi.”

Furthermore, the Prime Minister’s Adviser on Transportation Affairs stated, “We do not know the reasons for the sensitivity of the railway link project with the Islamic Republic of Iran.”


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