The first line of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline entered Turkey’s exclusive economic zone on Saturday, the operator of the pipeline, Gazprom subsidiary South Stream Transport, said in a note reported by Russian newspapers.
The operator added that the event marks the end of construction on the offshore section within the Russian economic zone.
Turkish Stream’s two lines are intended to arrive onshore in Kiyikoy, about 100 km west of Istanbul. Construction of Turkish Stream started on 7 May this year off Russia’s Black Sea coast.
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