Middle East Economic Survey


No 2



Syria And Iran Sign Gas Sales Agreement

Syria and Iran on 7 January signed a framework gas sales agreement under which Syria will import Iranian gas, via Turkey, starting at the end of 2009. Syrian Petroleum Minister Sufian 'Alaw said at the signing of the sales agreement that the two countries had decided to build two sections of pipeline to allow for the gas imports. Syria will build a 62km gasline from Aleppo to the...