Turkey Raises Iran Gas Imports

AS2342146.jpgTEHRAN (FNA)- Turkey will increase its imports of gas from Iran to compensate for a reduction in supplies from Azerbaijan resulting from the conflict in Georgia, a senior source from the Turkish pipeline company Botas said on Tuesday.

The same source said earlier gas in the pipeline from Azerbaijan to Turkey would continue flowing for at least a week more despite BP halting the pumping of gas. A BP official said there were several days worth of gas in the pipeline.

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