Middle East Economic Survey


No 22



Gas Pipeline From Iran Attacked By Separatists

The natural gas pipeline delivering Iranian gas to Turkey was the target of another attack carried out by Kurdish rebels on the night of 25 May, prompting the Turkish pipeline operator Botas to close the pipeline for repairs on a 30ms gap left by an explosion. Botas said on 26 May that repairs would be carried out within days. The explosion occurred some 14km from the Turkish-Iranian...