The Emirates have decided to give 24.5 percent in the gas project "Dolphin" to the American Occidental Petroleum company. This share previously belonged to Enron. Control package Dolphin Energy Group/DEL/- is fifty one percent owned by the Offsets Group. 24.5 percent is controlled by TotalFinaElf. The project provides extraction of natural gas on Katar Northern deposit in the Persian gulf which is a continuation of the Iranian deposit in the Southern Pars, transportation to Laffan in Qatar processing factory, and delivery of twenty billion cubic metres of gas per year to underwater pipelines in Abu Dabi and Dubai. The opportunity of connection of this pipeline system with Pakistan and India has been considered for the long term.
Moscow is trying to stop Balkan countries from entering NATO. Greece eventually took measures against Russia, even though Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had earlier said that Russia was Greece's strategic partner
The Ukrainian government refuses to abode by its obligations, rejects a peaceful resolution of the conflict, and disregards its own people, the president said