عنوان مقاله [English]
The increasing importance of energy in the contemporary international system, has led countries who in addition to Energy supplying countries, are involved in transition. These latter countries are also gaining in importance. Attempts to become a better route for energy, especially oil and natural gas in addition to economic interests and security of the country, are among the factors that strengthen countries political capabilities. By consideration to such importance is that more and more countries are now trying to exploit a convenient geographic position as a power instrument. Turkey, in line with this argument, defined geopolitics of energy as a means of achieving strategic goals in the region and the international system. proximity to the main areas of energy production on the one hand and being adjacent to the European Union as one of the major energy consumers on the other hand, has prompted the Turkish leaders to consider pipeline diplomacy as a tool in pursuing their foreign policy goals. Turkey’s suitable geopolitical position is conducive to the Country’s importance in energy transfer. This article in addition to consideration of relations between Europe and Russia in the field of energy and vulnerability of the Union by Russia’s policy, analyzes opportunities for Turkey to use diplomacy pipeline in the country's grand strategy.