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PRESS RELEASE August 22, 2017

World Bank Statement on Alleged Financing for Iranian Railways

WASHINGTON, August 22, 2017 –  In response to recent media reports, the World Bank is not considering financing the electrification of Iranian railways. The media reports were based on incorrect information. The World Bank currently has no projects under implementation in Iran and is not currently preparing any project.


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William Stebbins
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