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Iran Stops Gas Exports to Turkey Due to Pipe Repairs, Shana Says

September 25, 2011

Sept. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Iran stopped exporting natural gas to Turkey after Bootash Natural Gas Co. requested a halt in supply, the Iranian Oil Ministry news website reported, citing the head of public relations for the National Iranian Gas Co.

Gas exports from the Bazargan facilities was cut off at 11 p.m on Sep. 22, Majid Bojarzadeh said, according to the website, Shana. Turkey’s Bootash Natural Gas said it wanted to examined the pipeline and repair “probable defects” in the export link, the report cited him as saying.

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