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The list of potential BRICS participants has been expanded with the addition of another influential player. Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan has expressed his desire to join the organisation, stating that they will "see what we can achieve this year."
In Russian political science and journalist...

By Rhod Mackenzie

Turkey has asked to join the BRICS. The matter will be addressed at the forthcoming meeting of the BRICS Foreign Ministers in Nizhny Novgorod. Turkey has asked to join the BRICS. and what consequences could this lead to?
During his visit to China, Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan...

The recently approved bill by the Turkish Parliament will allow Turkey to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to European countries. This was stated by Yashar Arslan, the head of the Turkish Gas Distributors Association (GAZBİR).

On 2 May, the Turkish Parliament voted in favour of a bill regulating...

By Rhod Mackenzie

There is no longer any uncertainty regarding the future of the Ukrainian gas transportation system (GTS) after 2024, when the current five-year transit contract expires. It is unlikely that the contract will be renewed. However, this does not mean that transit will cease entirely...

By Rhod Mackenzie

European natural gas futures fell to €31.5/MWh on Friday 19 April 2024, after rising to €33.8. Investors are closely monitoring the situation in the Middle East. Iran does not seem to attach much importance to Israeli retaliatory attacks and the risks of an immediate response hav...

By Rhod Mackenzie

Russia's main trading partners no longer include any Western countries. Germany, which had a trade turnover of $12 billion, is no longer in the top 5. Instead, China, India, and Turkey have become the leaders. RIA Novosti's analysis of data from national statistical services show...