Turkey, Iraq to sign deals on agriculture

The agreement are expected to be signed at a later date in Baghdad.

Turkey, Iraq to sign deals on agriculture

Turkish Agriculture Minister Mehdi Eker met Thursday with his Iraqi counterpart Akram al-Hakim as part of a ministerial meeting of the Turkey-Iraq Strategic Cooperation Council in Istanbul.

Eker and al-Hakim discussed issues such as water resources, irrigation and stockbreeding as the Iraqi minister conveyed his country's willingness to cooperate on the water problem as well as animal diseases and counter measures against drought.

The two ministers also decided during their meeting to sign agreements on agricultural technology, crop protection and animal health.

The agreement are expected to be signed at a later date in Baghdad.


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