The Russian gas giant Gazprom and the Turkish company Botas have agreed to suspend arbitration initiated by Gazprom's subsidiary regarding the supply of Russian natural gas to Turkey under the Blue Stream project. The decision was made during recent talks between Gazprom Deputy CEO Yury Komarov and Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Hilmi Guler, Gazprom's press service reported.
"We should use shock therapy to sober up the Americans. In this case, the Americans will speak about the need to resume dialogue. There is no other option"
The United States is concerned about the current crisis in the relations with Russia and suggests returning to reasonable policies to avoid a nuclear war