Russia–Turkey relations

Serbia receives first gas from TurkStream pipeline

Serbia received its first shipment of gas on Dec. 30 from the TurkStream pipeline project which connects Russia to Europe, according to Serbian radio and television.

The commercial opening of the section of the pipeline that passes through Serbia from the Bulgarian to the Hungarian border will be on Jan. 1.

Russia praises 'solid results' with Turkey

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on June 4 praised Russian-Turkish cooperation in Syria for having "solid results."

Zakharova spoke at a video conference in Moscow and responded to criticism by U.S. State Department official Matthew Palmer who expressed concern about Turkey's willingness to strengthen and expand cooperation with Russia.

Erdoğan, Putin talks begin in search of ceasefire in Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on March 5  began talks over a potential ceasefire in northern Syria with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

In his opening remarks in Kremlin, President Vladimir Putin thanked Erdoğan for accepting his invitation for talks on the recent escalation and offered condolences for fallen Turkish soldiers in Idlib.

Srbijagas: Bulgaria will Pay Big Penalty if it Abandons the Turk Stream Project

The annual regional business forum is being held at Kopaonik Ski Resort in southwestern Serbia from March 1-4. On it, the director of the state-owned company Srbijagas Dusan Bajatovic revealed details about the Turkish Stream project and the country's gasification after its completion.