With Putin in Turkey on Wednesday ceremonially launching the much-anticipated offshore pipeline TurkStream, which will supply Russian gas to Turkey and southern Europe, it's actually events in Libya and Syria that are at the top of contentious discussions.
H/T: Zero Hedge
Putin and Erdogan are set to open the TurkStream pipeline with much fanfare — but other sticky issues show ties between Russia and Turkey aren't as strong as they may want them to appear.https://t.co/vTtDnlXr4o— DW News (@dwnews) January 7, 2020
The Turkish president and his Russian counterpart inaugurate the TurkStream gas pipeline, which will carry Russian natural gas to Europe through Turkey pic.twitter.com/7nO7XDJX6X— TRT World (@trtworld) January 8, 2020
While everyone’s attention is on Iran, Erdogan and Putin inaugurated the natural gas pipeline TurkStream today.— Ragıp Soylu (@ragipsoylu) January 8, 2020
US Congress last month sanctioned the companies that use the ships and vessels to lay the said pipeline pic.twitter.com/ap8H5kmxnM
Erdogan and Putin set 12 January deadline for Libya ceasefire https://t.co/OAZbnWBEwe— Deep Clips (@DeepClips) January 8, 2020
Putin and Erdoğan make show of partnership, but contention lurks https://t.co/jatnwwZnZL— Deep Clips (@DeepClips) January 8, 2020