Putin and Erdogan discuss energy ties

Putin and Erdogan discuss energy ties


Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin spoke by phone with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the potential for resuming supplies of Russian gas and put special focus on the South Stream pipeline, news agencies reported.

Turkey's state-owned pipeline concern BOTAS said two weeks ago it wasn't renewing its 25-year natural gas deal through the so-called Western pipeline because Gazprom wasn't offering a discount to Ankara. During a telephone conversation on ...


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