Gas supplies from Iran to Turkey is stopped for some time due to the explosion on the pipeline in the East of Turkey, said the newspaper " Sesco ".
The explosion occurred yesterday evening on the section of highway in the County Dogubeyazit in the district of Agra, reports news Agency.
The flame started after the explosion of fire up to 50 meters, informs the journal. Authorities blocked the fuel supply. As expected, after the burn, the gas will begin investigating the events and repair work. Previously considered two versions of the incident – technical failure and sabotage. The investigators consider the possibility of sabotage, As in previous years, members of the PKK (recognized as a terrorist by Ankara) has repeatedly targeted pipelines in the East of the country. Remember, in April, Iran said about the readiness to completely to supply Turkey with gas and oil. Own gas production currently covers only 1% of Turkey's demand for " blue fuel ". In 2015, the volume of gas consumption in Turkey amounted to About 48 billion cubic meters. About 60% of the fuel comes from Russia, which transportorul gas pipeline " Blue stream ", laid under the Black sea and the TRANS-Balkan pipeline through Ukraine.