I had witnessed the high-security measures taken on the motorway between Erzincan-Kemah. This axis also hosts a portion of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline and a major natural gas pipeline along with it. The planned Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad would also pass through this motorway. This is what generates the significance of Kemah.
A while ago a bomb attack was carried out on the BTC pipeline. This spot is located on Erzincan's Refahiye motorway. PKK claimed responsibility for this attack.
The first leg of the BTC is
PKK's attack, which killed nine Turkish soldiers, is not a coincidence given the fact that
When we look at the picture, it is clear that our nine soldiers were not killed in a simple terror attack. This is a by-product of an international war on energy security which directly affects