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Turkish Delays in Fixing Damaged Gas Pipeline Unacceptable: NIGC

The procrastination has given way to widespread rumors and speculation, one being that Ankara may be exploring other options and possibly decide not to renew its gas contract with Tehran
Turkish Delays in Fixing Damaged Gas Pipeline Unacceptable: NIGCTurkish Delays in Fixing Damaged Gas Pipeline Unacceptable: NIGC

The National Iranian Gas Company has officially notified Turkey's Botas, the gas importing company, about its lack of cooperation regarding resumption of natural gas import from Iran that was interrupted 60 days ago, the NIGC chief said. 
“Turkey’s inordinate delay and reluctance in repairing the ruptured gas pipeline (for import) is unacceptable legally and ethically. NIGC may take lawful action if necessary,” Hassan Montazer Torbati was quoted as saying by ILNA.
The flow of Iranian natural gas to Turkey was disrupted two months ago due to a pipeline explosion. It was the tenth such incident since 2001. 

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