Iraq offers half gas needed for Nabucco

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Series Details 14.7.09
Publication Date 14/07/2009
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Article reports that Iraq offered July 2009 to supply enough gas to fill half the capacity of the proposed Nabucco pipeline, giving the project a boost even as heads of government met in Ankara on the 13 July 2009 to sign a historic agreement approving the plan.

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