Middle East Economic Survey


No 16



Turkey Expresses Right To Pursue PKK In Iraqi Kurdistan, Kirkuk Tension Rises

Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul on 11 April said his country would assert its right to self-defense under international law and pursue Kurdish PKK rebels into Iraqi Kurdistan if the Iraqi government failed to show a positive response to concerns expressed by Ankara in a diplomatic note sent to Baghdad on 9 April. During the past week a number of...