By: Jabbar Fazeli, MD
Fars News reports that the Gas pipeline, dubbed the "peace pipeline" has commenced and is expected to be completed in thirteen months (1)
In related news, the BBC reports (per Fars News) that Iraq has agreed to the allow the building of an Iran-Syria pipeline. The pipeline would be 1500 KMs and would be operational in 18 months, according to Fars (2).
It is reported that Pakistan and Turkey have asked Iran to reduce the price of Gas available for export to these countries (2).
Iran consumes the bulk of its 600 million cubic meters daily production and any increase in exports would require improvement in energy infrastructure to allow for increased production.
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