vendredi 8 juin 2012
IRAQ: Two new border gates
The Kurdish administration in the northern part of Iraq announced that an understanding had been reached with Turkish authorities regarding two new border gates.
An announcement was made by the press office of Prime Minister of the Kurdish administration in the northern part of Iraq Neçirvan Barzani as follows, “It has been decided to open two new border gates at the Turkey-Northern Iraq border to strengthen relations with Turkey. The relevant authorities of both parties will get together next week”.
The announcement also included the information that Mr.Barzani and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had discussed the Turkey-Northern Iraq border and transporting crude oil to the refineries in Turkey at the World Economic Forum held in Istanbul.
It was indicated that approximately 12 billion dollars worth of exports was realized through the Habur gate between Iraq and Turkey annually.