Putin scraps South Stream pipeline after EU pressure

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin with an official welcoming ceremony at Turkey's Presidential Palace in Ankara, on December 1, 2014 Erdogan personally welcomed Putin for the one-day state visit at the gates of his controversial new presidential palace in Ankara and the Russian leader is only the second world dignitary to visit the grandiose complex after Pope Francis on Friday. AFP PHOTO/ Turkish Presidential press office RESTRICTED TO EDITO

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on December 03, 2014, on page 6.




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