Iraq: China Offers To Help Baghdad Build Up Oil Production, Infrastructure

Sunday, February 23, 2014 – 07:53
China has offered to help Iraq build up its oil production and infrastructure,and has discussed supplying Baghdad with arms, the Iraqi and Chinese foreign ministers said Feb. 23, Alsumaria News and Alrafidayn reported. China, a major importer of Iraqi oil, is looking to improve stability in Iraq to ensure the steady flow of oil so that energy costs do not rise as Beijing’s economy slows.