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Iraq, an OPEC oil producer, is contemplating the development of a gas pipeline to transport gas to Europe as part of its extensive project, which also involves the establishment of a railway connecting to Turkey. Yunus Al-Kaabi, Director of the General Company for Rail in Iraq, reported that various global companies have shown interest in both the railway and gas pipeline endeavors. The initial phase of the rail network's designs has already been completed. According to a recent estimate from the Iraqi Transport Ministry, the overall cost for constructing a 1,200-kilometer rail and motorway from Southern Iraq to the Northern border with Turkey is approximately $17 billion.

Iraq Looks to Build Oil Pipeline to Europe

Iraq, an OPEC oil producer, is contemplating the development of a gas pipeline to transport gas to Europe as part of its extensive project, which also involves the establishment of a railway connecting to Turkey. Yunus Al-Kaabi, Director of the General Company for Rail in Iraq, reported that various global companies have shown interest in both the railway and gas pipeline endeavors. The initial phase of the rail network’s designs has already been completed. According to a recent estimate from the Iraqi Transport Ministry, the overall cost for constructing a 1,200-kilometer rail and motorway from Southern Iraq to the Northern border with Turkey is approximately $17 billion.



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