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Iranian sanctions against Turkey?

Postby Tim Drayton » Wed Dec 09, 2015 12:23 pm

Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper reports that Iran, citing an “increase in domestic consumption owing to severe winter conditions”, is reducing the amount of natural gas that it supplies to Turkey from 28- 30 million cubic metres to 14-15 million cubic metres per day.

The newspaper notes that the weather in Tehran is good, with temperatures expected to range between 6 and 9 in the coming days. ... geldi.html

Iran supplies about 18% of Turkey’s natural gas.
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Re: Iranian sanctions against Turkey?

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Wed Dec 09, 2015 12:53 pm

Meanwhile ....

Greece woos Egyptian leader after huge gas discovery

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi arrive for a news briefing in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015. T

The Egyptian President is in Athens for a two-day visit that will focus on energy and shipping, as financially troubled Greece seeks economic cooperation with regional partners.

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's political and business leaders promised to expand trade deals with Egypt during meetings Tuesday with the country's leader, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, following a massive offshore natural gas discovery in the southern Mediterranean.
"There are enormous opportunities for cooperation between the two countries — opportunities that did not previously exist," Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told a gathering of Greek and Egyptian business people.

The two leaders on Tuesday signed a port cooperation agreement.
They will be joined in Athens Wednesday by Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades for a third round of three-nation talks, expected to be dominated by the exploitation of Mediterranean gas deposits and regional security. ... 37013.html
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