Turkey Expects Russia to Boost Gas Supplies via TurkStream

Turkey expects that the supplies of natural gas via the TurkStream pipeline will be increased, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Russian President Vladimir Putin during their talks by phone on Saturday.
“President Erdogan pointed out that Turkey and Russia believe the cooperation in the economic sector to be crucial. He also said that he expects an increased flow of gas through TurkStream, which is one of the areas of cooperation in this sector,” his office quoted him as saying.
The TurkStream export gas pipeline runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia to the coast of Turkey. Its throughput capacity is 31.5 bln cubic meters of gas per year. The 1,100-kilometer-long pipeline delivers gas to Turkey and southern and southeastern European countries transiting Turkey. Its construction on Turkish territory was competed in November 2019. On January 8, 2020, the pipeline was officially put into operation.

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