Middle East Economic Survey


No 25


End Of Turkish-Azeri Impasse Starts Race For Shah Deniz 2 Gas

After almost two years of stalemate in Turkish-Azeri gas talks, which blocked progress on the EUs Southern Corridor projects the Nabucco and Interconnector Turkey-Greece-Italy (ITGI) pipelines Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Azeri President Ilham Aliyev signed on 7 June three separate agreements that regulate as a package all outstanding gas issues between the two countries....