Iraqi PM to visit France for energy and security talks

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Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani will travel to France on Thursday for energy and security talks with President Emmanuel Macron, he told AFP. Sudani, in written answers to AFP, said he wants to "activate the agreements" between oil-rich Iraq and France "particularly in the transport, energy and investment sectors". French giant TotalEnergies in 2021 signed a $10 billion contract with Baghdad, but work on the multiple projects is yet to begin. They include construction of oil and gas processing facilities with the capacity for electricity production, along with a one-gigawatt photov...

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