Middle East Economic Survey


No 23



Iraq Signs Gas Deal With EU

Iraq and the European Union (EU) on 26 May signed a joint declaration on an enhanced strategic energy partnership and gas supplies, in a move the European Commission saw as a step forward in diversifying Europes energy sources. Under the terms of the declaration signed by EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger and Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Husain al-Shahristani Iraq has committed itself to...