Russia–Turkey relations

Erdoğan, Putin agree to 'boost economic, energy cooperation'

President Vladimir Putin and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Aug. 5 adopted a statement pledging to boost political and economic cooperation including in energy and trade.

The talks between Putin and Erdoğan came as Russia's isolation grows following its intervention in Ukraine.

Erdoğan, Raisi, Putin to meet for Syria summit

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will meet in Tehran on July 19 for a Syria summit, the Kremlin announced.

"The president's visit to Tehran is being planned for July 19," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on July 12 adding that the trio would meet for Syrian peace talks.

Bulgaria: The Profit of Turkish Stream is BGN 83.5 million (EUR 42.7)

The profit from the operation of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline in 2021 is BGN 83.57 million EUR 42.7 million).

The revenues from the pipeline's activity in 2021 reach BGN 212.8 million, with total conditionally distributed operational and financial costs for the period amounting to BGN 129.23 million.

Bulgaria will not Suspend Gas Supplies to Serbia and Hungary but will Review Contracts with Gazprom

For the time being, Bulgaria has no intention of stopping transit gas to Serbia and Hungary. This became clear at a briefing by Bulgarian Energy Minister Alexander Nikolov, who gave more details about Gazprom's decision to suspend natural gas supplies to Bulgaria.

Natural gas cuts to industrial zones end: Botaş

Turkey's Petroleum Pipeline Corporation (Botaş) announced yesterday that natural gas cuts to industrial zones would end as of this morning.

In a tweet, the national energy company thanked industrialists "for their understanding and cooperation in this period."

On Jan. 20, Iran halted natural gas flow into Turkey for 10 days due to technical failures on a key pipeline.