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Abadi: Iraq keen on reviving Trebil road with Jordan

Iraqi, Jordanian PMs
The Iraqi government is keen on reviving the Trebil road linking Iraq with Jordan as soon as possible, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Monday.

During a meeting with his Jordanian counterpart Hani Al-Mulki in Baghdad, Abadi expressed determination to bolster trade and open more border crossings between Iraq and Jordan in the coming period.

A deal will be inked soon to set up an oil pipeline between the two countries, he added.

Mulki arrived in Baghdad in the wee hours of Monday on an official visit to discuss fostering bilateral relations in various fields.

Mulki, accompanied by a high-level delegation, is planned to discuss fostering cooperation in trade field as well as implementing a number of joint strategic projects including oil and natural gas pipelines.