Middle East Economic Survey


No 4



Nabucco Summit Overshadowed By Political Blackmail

Ankara has linked talks on the Nabucco gas pipeline to Turkeys entry to the EU, casting a shadow over a senior level meeting of the six countries involved in the Nabucco consortium organized in Budapest on 26-27 January (MEES, 19 January). Even before this move, Turkey has been finding itself increasingly isolated in its attempt to emerge as a re-seller of Caspian regional gas to the EU...