Turkey has sent Russia a draft Treaty on " Turkish stream "
The Minister of energy and natural resources Taner Yildiz said that she sent a draft Treaty on "Turkish stream" and waits for a reply. about It informs RIA " Novosti ". On August 10, Deputy head of Department for project management of Gazprom Alexey Serebryakov said that the project documentation export gas pipeline "Turkish stream" provides for the phased construction of the 4 threads total price of eleven, 4 billion euros. On 7 August it was claimed that the concept of the gas pipeline "Turkish stream" may be changing, ? it can be in 2 or even four times less than the above stated format of 4 thread 63 billion cubic meters per year. It forces to doubt that the Russian Federation and in truth refuse from Ukrainian transit and will supply gas to the European Union via the Baltic and Black seas. On the same day, a source in Gazprom said that the Russian holding company has revised the configuration of the pipeline system "Turkish stream" ? it can be in 2 or even four times less than the above stated format of 4 thread 63 billion cubic meters per year. The report reveals that now Gazprom have plans to build at least one, maximum two lines of the black sea highway. Later Authorized Gazprom did not want to give official confirmation on the issue this message. The energy Ministry has told that the Russian side has sent Turkey two variants of the intergovernmental agreement on the " Turkish stream ". 1st case ? the construction of the first branch, the second option implies the gasket all 4 pipelines. A source in the energy Ministry did not specify when the Turkish side were sent documents. Such ambiguity in the question about the life of the "Turkish stream" immediately generated questions about whether I can implement the plans of Gazprom on the transit of Russian fuel to European consumers bypassing Ukraine.