Miller: gas supplies via the

deliveries of Russian gas through the new pipeline “Turkish stream” will begin in a few days. This was announced by “Gazprom” Alexey Miller. Grand opening of “the Turkish stream” will be held on 8 January in Istanbul with the participation of the leaders of the two countries Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Miller Also said that ahead of the completion of the construction of the “Nord stream-2”, RIA Novosti reported.

“the New motorways of the sea will increase energy security of the European region. And will help Europe in achieving environmental goals,” said Miller.

“Turkish stream” consists of two lines with capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters each in the offshore section. The first is designed for supplies to Turkish consumers, the other for the gas supply countries in South and South-Eastern Europe.

In early December, began to supply gas to China via the Eastern route of the pipeline “Power of Siberia”. The launch was held in teleconference mode. The ceremony was attended by President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Chairman XI Jinping.