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Conference Highlights Significance of Kurdistan Oil for West

Potential energy routes and energy security were discussed in a syposium in Brussels, according to a report from AKnews. The participants highlighted what it calls "the Turkish attempts to monopolize energy supply to the EU", as well as the significance of Kurdish energy for the West. The event was organised by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation […]

Former Austrian Chancellor: EU Should Source Energy in Kurdistan

In a recent interview on EU's energy security with World Security Network Foundation (WSN), former Austrian Chancellor Dr. Wolfgang Schüssel (pictured) said that Europe should also diversify sources of energy supply by looking, for instance, to the Kurdish Region of Iraq. Europe is heavily dependent on Russia for its energy supply, especially natural gas, which […]