President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that he will discuss the creation of a gas hub in Turkey with the leaders of Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan during a visit to Ashgabat scheduled for early December, RIA Novosti news agency reported on Sunday.
The Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Turkish Leader previously instructed to work out in detail and quickly the issue of creating a gas hub in Turkey, through which Russia could move gas transit from Nord Stream to the Black Sea region and Turkey. Erdogan also believes that Europe can receive Russian gas through Turkey.
“Issues linked with its establishment are planned to be discussed at the beginning of the next month with the Presidents of Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan during a visit to Ashgabat. I hope for positive results," Erdogan told the press briefing in Istanbul.
Putin proposed organizing a gas hub in Turkey following sabotage on the pipelines of the Nord Stream. The project is currently under discussion.