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Iraq gives go-ahead for Iranian pipeline to Syria

Published: 02.20.13, 13:08 / Israel News

Iraq has approved the construction of a natural gas pipeline across its territory that will connect Iran to key ally Syria. The move likely to strengthen Tehran's influence over its neighbors.


The Iraqi Cabinet said in a statement Tuesday evening that it has instructed the country's oil minister to sign a framework agreement for the $10 billion project, allowing the pipeline to move ahead. (AP)


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