The U.S. Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, stated that “Iraq has not been able to eliminate its dependency on Iranian electricity. So we have granted waivers... and during the last year Iraq has taken a number of very good steps to reduce that dependency. They’re not there yet”. “But each time that we have been faced with the decision on whether to renew the waiver”, Hook added, “we take a very hard look at what Iraq has done concretely during each period to show progress so that they’re not dependent on Iran”.
Receive the best source of conflict analysis right in your inbox.