Finland, Russia have no serious problems in their relations — top diplomatWorld February 27, 21:49
Brazil's joyful carnivalSociety & Culture February 27, 21:30
Syrian opposition has no dialog partner seeking peace — chief negotiatorWorld February 27, 20:37
About 40 Arctic projects may be in Russia's Yamal backbone zone — governorBusiness & Economy February 27, 19:28
Russian Defense Ministry forms special purpose division near MoscowMilitary & Defense February 27, 19:13
Russian frigate in Mediterranean to deliver no strikes on terrorists in Syria — sourceMilitary & Defense February 27, 18:54
First stage of Arkhangelsk deepwater port to go operational by 2025Business & Economy February 27, 18:45
Cairo group says military option in Syria 'ruled out' after recapture of AleppoWorld February 27, 18:31
Communication breakdown between Russia and EU deters fight against real threats — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 27, 17:40
ANKARA, December 1. /TASS/. Moscow and Ankara on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of an offshore gas pipeline to Turkey with the annual capacity of 63 billion cubic meters, Gazprom’s head Alexey Miller told journalists.
He added that Turkey would receive 14 billion cubic meters of that amount. The rest will be delivered to the Turkish-Greek border, Miller said.
Russia is ready to reduce gas prices for Turkey, Miller said. “We are ready to further reduce the price for Turkey. It will have gas at the price we sell gas to Germany,” he said.
Gazprom plans to establish a company to implement a new project on the construction of a gas pipeline to Turkey with probable participation of Turkish partners, Miller said on Monday. “We are ready to discuss with the Turkish side their participation, if they are interested in that. A legal entity for the implementation of this project will be set up in Russia. Gazprom will be its founder,” he told journalists.
Speaking about teh South Stream gas pipeline project, Miller said it was not topical any longer. "That’s all, the project is closed,” he told journalists after the top-level Russian-Turkish talks.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin told a news conference that Russia would not continue the South Stream project “in the current conditions.”
Russia and Turkey have agreed to further expand the capacity of the Blue Stream gas pipeline from 16 to 19 billion cubic metres, CEO of Russia’s gas giant Gazprom, Alexei Miller, also told journalists on Monday.
“The Blue Stream capacity will be increased from 16 to 19 billion cubic metres of gas. By the end of December, we will complete a feasibility report on investments to the overhaul of the compressor station in Russia,” he said.