Iraq's Deputy PM Saleh meets EU Commissioners Mandelson and EU External Relations Commissioner Ferrero-Waldner in Brussels

Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Barham Saleh shakes hands with EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson (R) next to EU External Relations Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner (C) at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels November 20, 2006. The European Union launched negotiations with Iraq on Monday on a trade and cooperation pact aimed at stimulating investment in the war-ravaged country and boosting its bid for World Trade Organisation membership. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM)