Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIII

No 27

5-Jul-2010

EGYPT

Iranian Ships Passing Through Suez Canal, Say Officials

Following the imposition of a further round of UN sanctions against Iran, which have been rapidly followed up by unilateral action from the US (see page 5), some news stories suggested that the crack down resulted in aid ships being refused passage through the Suez Canal, but this was flatly denied by officials. According to international agreements and agreements signed with the...