During the round table the speakers invited from Kazakhstan, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Russia presented their presentations regarding various issues concerning the Caspian Sea region. Prof.Dr. Oktay Fırat Tanrısever from the Middle East Technical University, Dr. Stanislav Pritchin from the Institute of Oriental Studies RAS, Dr.
With increasing demand for natural gas, pipeline infrastructure started playing even more important role in the Eurasian gas supply system. High degree of interdependence that pipelines entail may lead either to beneficial cooperation or generate conflict.
The official visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Turkey, which was held on December 1, 2014, has once again demonstrated Russia's intention to strengthen alliances with countries that do not share EU sanctions policy.