Gazprom denies plans to transfer Turkish company Botas to it
Information about Gazprom's plans to take control of the Turkish oil and gas state company Botas is not true, the Russian company said. It is noted that negotiations on this issue are not ongoing.
“The information disseminated in a number of Turkish media about alleged negotiations or intentions regarding the transfer of the Turkish company Botas to the management of Gazprom is completely untrue,” the company said in a statement. Telegram.
Information about plans to transfer Botas to management the day before, on May 24, was distributed by the Turkish Halk TV channel with reference to the former head of the procurement department of the Turkish company, Ali Arif Akturk. It was alleged that this would happen in exchange for paying off the debt for Russian gas supplied to Turkey.
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