Moscow. November 11. The question of the construction of the gas pipeline “Turkish stream” can be raised during the negotiations with the Turkish side on the sidelines of the summit big twenty in Antalya in mid-November, said Deputy energy Minister Anatoly Yanovsky.
However, the signing of an intergovernmental agreement on this project in the near future is not expected. According to Yanovsky, until Russia got the reaction of the Turkish side on the Ministry of energy prepared draft intergovernmental agreement on the Turkish stream.
He added that the Russian side does not bind the preparation of an intergovernmental agreement on the Turkish stream with arbitration for the price of Russian gas. “These things are absolutely not related,” said Janowski.
Earlier it was reported that the Ministry of energy of Russia and Turkey have agreed to November 1, to elaborate the text of an intergovernmental agreement on “Turkish stream”.
Russia and Turkey announced plans to build the “Turkish stream” on 1 December 2014. Since then, negotiations on the intergovernmental agreement for the project partners, providing discounts for gas and the expansion of the gas pipeline “Blue stream”.