Turkey, Russia have no final agreement on construction of Turkish Stream for present
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 8
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey and Russia have no final agreement on construction of Turkish Stream pipeline for the present, however, currently, the sides continue the talks on this issue,Turkish Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Taner Yildiz said, Anadolu agency reported.
Yildiz also added that they held talks with Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak two days ago, but didn't reach a final agreement.
He added that although the sides reached a preliminary agreement on a number of issues June 13 in Baku, there is no a final agreement between them on construction of Turkish Stream for the present, Anadolu agency reported July 8.
The first branch of Turkish Stream pipeline from Russia to Turkey's west should be commissioned in late 2016.
It will aim to supply gas to Turkey's west instead of transit through Ukraine's territory. The next three branches of this pipeline are meant to supply gas to Central Asian and South European countries.
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