Turkey And Turkmenistan Sign Gas Pipeline Deal
The presidents of Turkey and Turkmenistan signed a 30-year agreement on29 October covering the purchase and transshipment of natural gas. Under the deal, Turkeywould buy and transport to Europe some 16bn cu. ms. (BCM) of Turkmen gas that would bedelivered via a pipeline crossing the Caspian Sea. Turkish President Suleyman Demirel andTurkmenistans President Saparmurad Niyazov signed the agreement in Ankara during...