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Babacan stresses continued energy cooperation with Russia

Babacan stresses continued energy cooperation with Russia

Babacan stresses continued energy cooperation with Russia

Foreign Minister Ali Babacan, on a visit to Moscow, said yesterday that Turkey places great importance on energy cooperation with Russia. Speaking to reporters after meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, Babacan said that Russia and Turkey are two key energy hub countries, as both transfer petroleum and natural gas to other markets, adding that their work in energy complements each other. For his part, Lavrov said that they had affirmed their intention to boost bilateral relations. After completing his contacts, Babacan returned to Turkey.