S. Korean delegation to meet Iraqi officials over oil development

SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Yonhap) — A South Korean delegation of parliamentarians and businessmen arrived in Amman, Jordan, on Thursday to meet with Iraqi provincial government officials about joint oil development and other economic development projects for the war-torn country, Seoul officials said Thursday.

Led by ruling Uri Party Rep. Han Byung-do, the six-member delegation will meet with Mayor Abu-Kil of the Iraqi central city of Najaf, which adjoins the Jordanian capital, said Yoo Jae-seok, an aide to Han.

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