The trade association that represents
trucking companies in Turkey announced today it would no longer truck material
for U.S. soldiers into Iraq, according to press reports.
The International Transporters' Association
said its decision was prompted by the kidnappings of several Turkish drivers.
Turkey borders northern Iraq.
A video distributed over the Internet on Aug. 2 showed a
Turkish driver, which press outlets identified at Murat Yuce, being killed by
militants who had kidnapped him. Two other Turkish nationals are still being