The discount on gas from Russia to Turkey to 10, 25% has the ability to be the basis for the signing of the intergovernmental agreement on the gas pipeline " Turkish stream ", said on the last working day of the week the head of the energy Ministry of Russia Alexander Novak.
"It is a matter between commercial companies. According to my information, this percentage is – 10, 25% – This is a reasonable figure, which can be taken as a basis (at the signing of the intergovernmental agreement on "Turkish stream" – approx. OPINION) ", – Novak said on the sidelines of meetings of G20 energy Ministers, reports RIA " Novosti ".
before the last working day of the week the head of Ministry said that the new Discount on gas from Russia to Turkey has the opportunity to be reviewed with the increase and implementation of new investment projects. On 14 September the Deputy Chairman of Gazprom Alexander Medvedev said that the schedule of commissioning of the gas pipeline "Turkish stream" by the end of 2016 is shifted to a later date. Before that, Ankara expressed readiness to discuss with the Russian side the project of construction of gas pipeline "Turkish stream" only when the contract on granting of discounts on gas. On 7 August stated that the concept of the gas pipeline "Turkish stream" may significantly change – it can be 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 the truth will abandon the Ukrainian transit and will supply gas to the European Union via the Baltic and the Black sea. On the same day, sources in Gazprom said that the Russian holding has revised the configuration of the pipeline system " Turkish stream ". In the energy Ministry, for its part, has told that the Russian side has sent Turkey's two versions of intergovernmental agreements on the " Turkish stream ". 1st case – the construction of the first branch, the second option involves the laying of all 4 pipelines. A source in the energy Ministry did not specify when the Turkish side were sent the documents.