IRAN/SYRIA/LEBANON 

Iran Plans Electricity Exports To Syria And Lebanon

Iranian Minister of Energy Majid Namjou told a press conference in Tehran on 10 March that Iran plans to increase its electricity exports to Iraq by a total of 1.2gw and use Iraq as a transit country for the delivery of around 50mw of power to Syria and Lebanon. Last February Iran, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to this effect (MEES, 27 February). The Syrian and Lebanese...