Turkey’s role in the transit of regional energy supplies has been likened to a sandwich: the upper slice has Russian gas, the lower slice has east Mediterranean and Caucasian gas, and the filling in the middle is the Southern Gas Corridor. This was the image depicted by Vedat Yorucu and Ozay Mehmet in their book, The Southern Energy Corridor: Turkey’s Role in European Energy Security. It illustrates tellingly Turkey’s current position as a pivotal hub in the Southern Energy Corridor between the energy-rich regions of the north and those of Europe in the south.
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Source:: Middle East Monitor