Turkey is likely to open a port with Iraq rather than Syria
On: Wed, 11/30/2011 10:17
Baghdad / term

According to the Minister of Transport of Turkey, that the continued deteriorating situation in Syria may force us to open a new border crossing with Iraq.
The Ben Ali Yıldırım "if the direction of the situation Syrian worse, may act as Turkey to open up trade to the Middle East by opening port a new border. "
The news agency Anatolia Turkish Yıldırım said, "The Istanbul to discuss the imposition of sanctions on Syria, with which the border region extends a distance of 800 km, and The punishments of sync with the sanctions imposed by the Arab states against Damascus," adding that "these sanctions will damage to the Syrian people. " And agreed to the Arab countries in a poll conducted last Sunday to impose economic sanctions "instant" on Syria amid reservation Iraqi, after the failure of President Bashar al-Assad to stop his campaign against the uprising has continued for eight months against his rule.
and endorsed 19 of the 22 Member States at the University of sanctions include a travel ban on senior officials and Syrian officials to Arab countries and freeze the assets of the Syrian government and to stop trading with the Central Bank and the freezing of Arab investments.