Zangeneh congratulated Abdul Jabbar’s appointment as the Iraqi oil minister in Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s administration.
During the phone call, both officials stressed the need for promoting cooperation in the oil sector.
Abdul Jabbar said that is country is currently exporting 2.8 million barrels a day.
He reiterated that it would benefit Iraq if it upholds the agreement to cut OPEC+ production, and Iraqi Kurdistan Region has been told to abide by the output cut.
Iraq’s new cabinet is made up of 22 ministers, and al-Kadhimi has managed to get vote of confidence for all his 15 ministers, including the oil minister.
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