Russia willing to up winter gas flow to Turkey if requested
KARASU, Turkey - Reuters
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak answers journalists' questions during the Reuters Russia Investment Summit in Moscow September 27, 2012. REUTERS/Alexey PetrovRussian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Sunday Russia would be willing to increase its gas supplies to Turkey this winter if requested by Ankara and an agreement was reached.
Speaking to reporters during a visit to the Turkish Black Sea town of Karasu east of Istanbul, Novak said Russia had upped winter gas flow to Turkey in the past and that "if needed and a joint agreement was reached, it is possible to do this again."