Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Gog Alliance - King of the North

Putin mends broken relations with Turkey's Erdogan - BBC News
BBC News reports: "The leaders of Russia and Turkey have patched up a damaging quarrel, pledging to restore close economic relations. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russian trade sanctions on Turkey would be phased out 'step by step'. [...]
Speaking in St Petersburg Mr Erdogan thanked Mr Putin, saying a call from the Russian leader after the coup 'meant a lot psychologically'. He said 'the Moscow-Ankara friendship axis will be restored'. [...] The dispute put two major joint energy projects on hold - the TurkStream gas pipeline across the Black Sea and the Akkuyu nuclear plant being built by Russia's Rosatom in Turkey. In St Petersburg both leaders pledged to restart those projects."

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