No. 8



Construction Of Iran-Turkey Gas Line To Start Soon; US Urges Turkey To Forego Deal

The Turkish Minister of Energy, Mr. Recai Kutan, said on 19 February that construction of the projected natural gas pipeline between Iran and Turkey is to begin at the end of March or early April. Last December the Turkish state-owned oil company Botas invited bids for the construction of a 300-km, 40-inch section of the pipeline running between the Turkish town of Dogubeyazit...