China To Build Airport, Houses Under Oil-For-Projects Deal In Iraq

Chinese firms are set to build an airport and 90,000 houses in Iraq as part of a 2019 agreement for crude supply in exchange for projects, an Iraqi official was quoted as saying. Companies from China are expected to build an airport in Nasiriyah and 90,000 houses in Sadr City, in exchange for 100,000 barrels of Iraqi crude, Zawya quoted Sabah Abdul Lateef, an adviser to the Iraqi Prime Minister, as saying. “These projects will be carried out in line with the Iraq-China agreement after all legal issues that have faced the agreement have been…