Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 23

9-June-2008

TURKEY

Iranian Gas Shipments To Turkey Resume

Shipments of Iranian gas to Turkey resumed on 30 May after being interrupted by an explosion inside Turkey near Dogubayazit. The explosion, allegedly caused by sabotage carried out by fighters of the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK), occurred on the night of 25 May and is the fourth explosion near the Iranian-Turkish border over the last two years (MEES, 2 June).