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Iran To Consider Renegotiating Gas Contract With Turkey

Iran stated on 29 October that it would consider Turkeys request to renegotiate a 1996 natural gas supply contract. A Turkish energy ministry official said on 24 October that Ankara had determined that it was paying too much for the gas that it receives from neighboring Iran. Turkey is engaged in talks with Russia over gas supplies arriving via the underwater Blue Stream gas pipeline (MEES, 4...