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A large-scale thermal power plant, the largest infrastructure project funded by Japanese aid in Iraq, was transferred to the Iraqi authorities in a ceremony Monday.

The 60,000-kilowatt plant, located in the southern city of Samawah, where the Ground Self-Defense Force engaged in reconstruction work for more than two years from 2004, had been scheduled for completion in fall 2007 after construction began in February 2006.

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