Turkish energy minister meets Iraqi Deputy PM
Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz met with Iraqi Dep. Prime Min. for Energy Affairs Husayn Ibrahim Salih al-Shahristani on Sunday, Anadolu Agency reported.
The meeting was closed to press. Relations of the two countries were reportedly discussed during the meeting.
Shahristani and Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz held a joint press conference after their meeting in Green Zone.
Iraqi deputy prime minister said the meeting with Yildiz was fruitful, adding that they "brotherly and transparently" discussed the relations between the two countries during the meeting.
Iraqi deputy prime minister said they agreed that approval by Baghdad government would be required for any oil export from Iraq.
He also said they agreed on an approval by Baghdad government regarding any oil export from Iraq.