MOSCOW, 13 Oct – PRIME. Gazprom agreed with Turkey to very quickly conduct a dialogue on Russia’s gas proposal to channel the volumes lost on the Nord Stream through the Turkish Stream, and the parties will also discuss the issue of creating a hub on the Turkish border with the European Union, which could become an indicator for gas prices. gas, said the head of the gas company, Alexei Miller, on Channel One.
“The Turkish side, of course, showed great interest, agreed with our colleagues, in particular, at the corporate level, with the Minister of Energy of Turkey that we will start the dialogue very, very quickly, literally from the beginning of next week. And we will move on to absolutely a specific discussion of the volumes and timing of the project,” Miller said, answering a question about how Turkey reacted to Russia’s proposal to send the volumes of gas lost on the Nord Stream through the Turkish Stream.
“Plus the understanding that on the border between Turkey and the EU … we will discuss the creation of a hub – a trading platform that could become a price indicator for gas supplies to the markets of consumer countries,” he added.
“Turkish response: ‘Yes,'” Miller concluded.