Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 40

01-October-2007

TURKEY

US Urges Turkey To Forego Iranian Gas Imports, Investment

US diplomats have urged Turkey to forego its natural gas trade with neighboring Iran and seek gas from other countries in the region. US Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns and US Undersecretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs Reuben Jeffery III, speaking on separate occasions in Turkey, have urged Ankara to halt pipeline imports from Iran and abandon...