Turkish Stream will be launched on January 8 – announcement from Erdogan

Turkish Stream gas pipeline plans to be commissioned on January 8 next year.

This was stated by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during the ceremony of launching the TANAP gas pipeline, ZN.ua reports.

“We will take another very important step. On January 8 in Istanbul, we will launch a gas pipeline called Turkish Stream”, Erdogan said.

The Turkish Stream gas pipeline has a length of 930 km. It runs along the bottom of the Black Sea to the coast of Turkey. The land part – 180 km, will pass through the country to the borders with neighboring countries. The capacity of each line will be 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas per year. The first line is intended for gas supplies from the countries of Southern and Southeast Europe.

As Kosatka.Media reported, the first line had been filled in mid-October.

Tags: Gazprom, gas, contracts, gas imports, gas production, gas transit, Turkish Stream, foreign affairs

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