The Russian Federation And Turkey started to implement the technical part of the project " Turkish stream ", said Ambassador extraordinary And Plenipotentiary of Turkey to the Russian Federation Umit Yardim.
"in this project, There are many questions that need to be addressed. There are issues on which we must work, for example, exactly how the pipeline will be laid. Russian and Turkish side has started the technical part of the project, the cooperation will be continued. Permission is insignificant element of this work, as long as no final decisions, "Plotnikov said, RIA" Novosti ". He added that Turkey considers energy cooperation with Russia as critical collaboration ". Remember, January 14, Vice-President of the Commission on energenius Maros Sefcovic said that the Russian party informed the EC about the intention to redirect the gas coming into the European Union through Ukraine, on the new pipe in Turkey. On the same day, the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller said that the project " South stream is closed, for Europe there are no other options for removing the risks of transit through Ukraine, in addition to the new pipeline to the Turkish stream. December 8, Gazprom announced the creation of the enterprise for the construction of a gas pipeline to Turkey. The head of centuries Putin on 1 December said that the Russian Federation may not in current conditions to continue implementation of the " South stream ". Instead Moscow And Ankara have agreed on the construction of an offshore pipeline in Turkey. It is planned that the Russian Federation will supply energy in Turkey, which will sell gas from Russia to the countries concerned.