REUTERS/Homavandi - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani (L) welcomes Russia's President Vladimir Putin during the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Tehran November 23, 2015.
The Russia-Iran-Turkey energy triangle: Old enemies locked in a power embrace
November 29, 2015,
Russia, Iran, and Turkey all have more to gain by cooperation than confrontation. But when the successors of the shahs, sultans and tsars find themselves in opposition, mutual suspicions and rivalries count for more than the smooth flow of oil and gas.