Iran-Syria Gas Mega-Project Discussions Roll On
Iraq’s cabinet on 19 February gave approval for its oil minister to sign a framework agreement to allow the proposed $10bn Iran-Syria gas pipeline to transit Iraqi territory. An initial deal was signed in July 2011, but the obstacles to realizing such a mega-project are formidable.
Clearly as things stand now, the project cannot progress. There is civil war raging in Syria and both...