Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani speaks during the first International Energy Arena in Arbil

 
Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani speaks during the first International Energy Arena in Arbil
Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani speaks during the first International Energy Arena in Arbil, about 350 km (217 miles) north of Baghdad, May 20, 2012. Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region expects to start exporting oil from its fields along a new pipeline to the Turkish border when the line is complete in August 2013, the region's natural resources minister Ashti Hawrami said on Sunday. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani (IRAQ - Tags : - Tags: ENERGY POLITICS)