Erdogan ExxonMobil Bombshell ‘Premature’
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayip Erdogan’s 14 May announcement that Ankara has a deal in place to invest with ExxonMobil in the US major’s controversial Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) acreage dropped a bombshell on regional politics. But MEES soundings, both in Washington and Irbil, indicate that while a framework agreement has been reached, no final deal has been signed.