No deal between Ankara, Moscow on Turkish Stream’s route
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 10
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Ankara and Moscow failed to come to an agreement on a final route for the Turkish Stream gas pipeline, the TRT Haber news channel quoted Turkey's energy and natural resources minister, Taner Yildiz, as saying on June 10.
He said the matter rests in a route for the pipeline's section of a length of 190 km, which is to run through Turkey.
The first branch of the Turkish Stream offshore gas pipeline from Russia to the west of Turkey is to be put into operation in late 2016. It will be meant to supply the west of Turkey with gas, instead of its transit through Ukraine's territory.
The other three branches of the pipeline are designed to supply gas to the countries of Central and Southern Europe instead of its transit through Ukraine's territory.
Edited by SI
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