Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 20

14-May-2007

CASPIAN

Putins Visit To Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan To Focus On Hydrocarbons, New Gas Pipeline

Russian President Vladimir Putin is on a week-long (9-15 May) visit to Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan where discussions are expected to concentrate on the future of developing and exporting oil and gas reserves held by the two Central Asia states. Mr Putin on 10-12 May met with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Turkmen President Gurbanguli...