Iran’s official news agency IRNA reports that Iran will supply Lebanon, Syria and Iraq with electricity after an economic memorandum of understanding was initialed to this effect between the four countries in Tehran on Saturday.

Senior Iranian energy ministry official Muhammad Bahzad, Iraqi Electricity official Adel Mahdi, Syria’s deputy energy minister Hisham Mushaffaj and Lebanese electricity official Najib Saleh put their initials on the MOU.


Iranian official Bahzad said Iraq would get 1,000 megawatts while Lebanon and Syria would both share between 200-300 megawatts.

The MOU will likely be put into effect within the next two months pending ratification by the four countries, Bahzad added.


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