6/2/2008

Kazakh leader signs law on joining BTC pipeline

Turkish Daily News- Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a law Thursday ratifying the oil-rich state's participation in the strategic Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline to the Mediterranean, his office said on its Web site. The law is based on an agreement signed with Azerbaijan in 2006 under which Kazakhstan is to deliver oil by ship to the starting point in Azerbaijan of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline.