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Turkey uses gas pipe as leverage in EU talks

Turkey is playing hardball in the geopolitical struggle over an $8 billion pipeline at the center of Europe’s efforts to cut dependence on Russian natural gas. Turkey is trying to profit from its strategic location bridging Europe and Central Asia and to become a key part of Europe’s energy plan. This might bolster its push to join the European Union – if its negotiating tactics don’t exhaust Europe’s patience. Full Story

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