Sources told Al-Manar on Tuesday that Iran has informed the Lebanese delegation visiting Tehran that the Islamic Republic is ready to provide Lebanon with 600,000 tonnes of fuel.
Iranian officials told the Lebanese technical delegation that Tehran will offer Lebanon 600,000 tonnes of fuel over five months, with 120,000 tonnes every month, the sources have said.
The delegation will provide the Lebanese Government with a draft of the deal offered by the Islamic Republic, the sources added, noting that the deal then will be officially signed between the two sides.
Also on Tuesday, the Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Mojtaba Amani said ‘good news’ will be announced soon regarding the fuel deal.
“Good news will be announced soon regarding the deal between the Lebanese Ministry of Energy’s delegation and Iranian officials on the Iranian fuel and energy cooperation,” Amani tweeted on Tuesday.
The Lebanese Ambassador to Tehran Hasan Abbas told Al-Manar that there is a high-ranking political decision in the Islamic Republic to help Lebanon.
Earlier on Monday, sources in sources the Iranian embassy in Beirut told Al-Manar that the fuel ships will set off from Tehran towards Lebanon in around two weeks.
A technical delegation representing the Lebanese Ministry of Energy head to Iran on the weekend to negotiate acquiring free fuel to ease the power outages crisis in the country.
Source: Al-Manar English Website