Russia and Turkey address cooperation in gas sector


Istanbul hosted yesterday the working meetings of Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Recep Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey and Taner Yildiz, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources.

The parties addressed a whole range of issues concerning bilateral cooperation in the gas sector.


Turkey is Gazprom's second largest sales market behind Germany. In 2013 Gazprom supplied Turkey with 26.7 billion cubic meters of natural gas.

The cooperation in the gas sector between Russia and Turkey commenced in 1984 when the USSR and the Republic of Turkey signed the Agreement on natural gas supply to Turkey.


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