The presidents of Turkey and Russia on Wednesday formally launched the TurkStream pipeline which is able to carry Russian pure fuel to southern Europe by means of Turkey, a part of Moscow’s efforts to scale back shipments through Ukraine.
The pipeline undertaking, stretching 930 kilometers (580 miles) throughout the Black Sea, reinforces sturdy power ties between Moscow and Ankara
With TurkStream, Russian fuel will cross by means of the Black Sea to Turkey. Together, the 2 930-kilometre (578-mile) strains beneath the Black Sea, together with the Russian and Turkish onshore pipes, could have the capability to hold 31.5 billion cubic metres (1.1 trillion cubic toes) of pure fuel yearly.
Russia is the highest fuel provider to Turkey, which depends on imports for its power wants, transporting fuel by means of one other pipeline beneath the Black Sea known as Blue Stream and the onshore West Line by means of Ukraine. Relations stay tense between Moscow and Kyiv with years of battle and TurkStream permits Russia to bypass Ukraine by opening up a second direct transport line to Turkey.
From Turkey, Russian fuel will attain southern and southeastern Europe by means of new and current strains.
(Source: Euronews/The Moscow Times/Turkstream)
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