Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 26

26-Jun-2006

TURKEY/IRAQ

Turkey Wary Of Iraqi Kurdish Plans To Export Oil Via Ceyhan

Turkey is watching carefully moves towards greater autonomy in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq and would weigh its options if Kurds sought independently to export crude oil produced there via Ceyhan. In an exclusive interview with MEES on 21 June, Egeman Bagis, Foreign Policy Adviser to Prime Minister Recep Tayip Erdogan, also said that Turkeys emergence as major...