Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak discussed the potential for cooperation between his country and Iraq in the energy sector at a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday.
"In addition [to thermal power plant projects], we discussed opportunities for cooperation in the area of nuclear energy and renewable energy," Novak said in an interview with Rossiya 24 television.
"Iraq currently needs to build and modernise thermal power plants," Novak said, noting that the country has just 12 GW of installed capacity but needs 30 GW.
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