Middle East Economic Survey


No 12



US Confirms Azeri-Turkish Impasse On Gas Transit Talks

US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Eurasian Affairs, Matthew Bryza, told the TUROGE conference in Ankara on 13 March that Azeri-Turkish negotiations over the conclusion of a transit agreement, which would open the way for the export of gas from Azerbaijan to Europe, appeared to be deadlocked. He said that he hoped the two sides would be able to conclude an agreement by June of this...