The Turkish Stream pipeline project enables Ankara to secure its energy supply and demonstrate a strong hand to its Western partners, Hasan Ozertem, Head of the Center for Energy Security Studies at Turkey’s International Strategic Research Organization (USAK) told Radio Sputnik.
Turkish lawmakers ratified the agreement with Russia on the construction of the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported on Friday.
August 26, 2016 By: Sorcha Faal, and as reported to her Western Subscribers
A dire series of “urgent action” bulletins issued by the Ministry of Defense (MoD) over the past 24 hours since Federation military forces went on full combat alert show preparations are being made for all-out global conflict with top ministry offices being relocated to the Federal protected zone of Mezhgorye Urban Okrug and one bulletin gravely warning that “Hillary Clinton’s and Obama’s war may not be able to be stopped”. [Note: Some words and/or phrases appearing in quotes are English language approximations of Russian words/phrases having no exact counterpart.]
As best we’re able to piece these this MoD “urgent action” bulletins together—immediately following yesterday’s extraordinary order to place all Federation military forces on full combat alert status, elite Federal Security Service (FSB) and MoD Alpha Spetsnaz teams began “protecting for movement” various ministries within the Kremlin for relocation to the Republic of Bashkortostan.
“We’ve just completed the main part of the negotiations with president Erdogan,” Putin said. “We’ve had constructive discussion on the bilateral relations.”
“First of all, despite political situation at home, president Erdogan found time to visit St. Petersburg,” the president said.
Talks in St.Petersburg are very important for future of the Russia-Turkey relations, the president added.
“We also will discuss the possibility of lifting economic measures imposed on each other,” Putin said.