Turkish Stream may survive the Russia-Turkey diplomatic storm

Turkey and Russia remain at each other’s throats over the downing of a Russian jet, but the Turkish Stream project could survive the hostility Turkey and Russia remain at each other’s throats over the downing of a Russian jet, but the Turkish Stream project could survive the hostility.
By Joshua Posaner 7 December 2015 0 18565
Gazprom Chief Executive Alexei Miller has not ruled out the Turkish Stream project. (Gazprom)

Talks on the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project have ground to a halt following Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet last month, but Gazprom’s current struggles mean the project is by no means over.

Gazprom Chief Executive Alexei Miller indicated on Thursday that Turkey needed to demonstrate a clear commitment to Turkish Stream and make proposals for construction – leaving the door ajar for progress once Ankara-Moscow relations normalise.

"[If] the project is of interest then Turkey needs to approach us. But Turkey has made no such...

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