VOL. XXXVIIINO. 67-NOVEMBER-1994
Russia Rules Out Oil Export Pipeline Through Turkey
Russian Fuel and Energy Minister, Mr. Yuri Shafranik, said on 1 November thatMoscow will not support Turkey in its plans to build an oil export pipelinerunning from Central Asia through eastern Turkey to the Mediterranean port ofCeyhan. Rather, Mr. Shafranik said, the Russians "will insist on the optionthat has already been virtually decided for transporting oil through Novorossysk,and then through Bulgaria...