Turkey Agrees To Pay For Russian Gas With Rubles

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin agreed on Friday to bolster cooperation after a four-hour meeting, a joint statement from the two nations has revealed as cited by Reuters. As part of the deal, which would increase cooperation in the transportation, agriculture, finance, and construction industries and present a seemingly united front against “terrorist organizations” in Syria,  Turkey agreed to change how it pays Russia for natural gas. Under the new agreement, Turkey has agreed…