Iran to send electricity to Syria, Lebanon
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 16/ Trend M. Moezzi
Iran is ready to export electricity to Syria, Lebanon and Iraq, Fars news agency reported.
The Syrian energy minister, Imad Khamis, travelled to Iran for a meeting with his counterpart, Majid Namjoo. After the talks, Mr. Namjoo said Iran has the capacity to send 1000 megawatts of electricity to Iraq. Syria has asked Iraq to send it 500 megawatts of that electricity. That would enable Lebanon to receive 50 to 100 megawatts of power through Syria.
Iran and Syria are working on long-term plans for cooperating on energy issues, especially electricity. Both ministers emphasised the strong relationship between their countries.