The Energy Charter Secretary General Dr Urban Rusnák met with the Ambassador of Iraq H.E. Dr Jawad Al-Hindawy in Brussels on 8 May 2017. Iraq is a recent signatory of the International Energy Charter having signed on 26 November 2016 and as such benefits from the status of Observer to the Energy Charter Conference.
The Ambassador expressed his appreciation for the informative meeting and communicated Iraq's interest to become a full member of the Energy Charter Conference. The Secretariat will continue working with the Iraqi authorities to assist in the next stages of cooperation.