POMPEO WILL WORK TO TURN ASIDE HUNGARY FROM THE TURKISH STREAM PROJECT




Serhat TUNAR -TDO- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will take a tour of Europe from 11th to 15th February. Pompeo is expected to visit Slovakia, Belgium, Hungary, Iceland and Poland. It is claimed that the US Secretary of State will try to dissuade Hungary from the Turkish Stream project.

A senior official of the US State Department said that talks with Hungary on energy supply are under way and that they want Hungary to take part in their own projects. For this reason, he said, Hungary will try to give up the Turkish Stream project.

The US official also said that talks with Hungarian authorities will be held on issues such as strengthening relations in the field of security and fighting the aggressive attitude of Russia.