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Turkey’s Kurdish Lifeline? 2 juin 2014

Posted by Acturca in Energy / Energie, Middle East / Moyen Orient, Russia / Russie, Turkey / Turquie.
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The Majalla (UK, UAE) Monday, 2 June, 2014

Yerevan Saeed *

In its quest to break its dependence on Iranian and Russian hydrocarbons, Turkey gambles on Kurdistan. Ankara’s growing energy ties with Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Region may well secure its energy future, but comes with two challenges: resolving the longstanding conflict with Turkey’s own Kurdish population, as well as minimizing the disruption of regional and international ties. (suite…)