Turkish-Russian energy conference set for April

A Turkish-Russian energy conference is set to be held on April 15-16 between in Istanbul, DEIK, a private Turkish business organization, said Thursday.

Turkish-Russian energy conference set for April

A Turkish-Russian energy conference is set to be held on April 15-16 between in Istanbul, DEIK, a private Turkish business organization, said Thursday.

The energy cooperation conference will be hosted by Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board's (DEIK) Turkish-Russian Business Council.

The conference is set to discuss issues under six headings on energy policies, natural gas, electricity, oil, nuclear and energy finance.

Turkey's energy minister as well as senior energy officials from Russia and Tatarstan are expected to participate in the conference. Turkey's Sabanci Holding CEO Guler Sabanci and ENKA Holding Honorary President Sarik Tara are set to deliver speech at the event.

Turkey and Russian signed mid-January a joint declaration on cooperation in construction of a nuclear power plant in Turkey.

Turkey is major buyer of Russian natural gas.

Turkey's imports in 2009 from Russia totaled some $19.7 billion and its exports to Russia was $3.2 billion, according to figures of Turkey's statistics authority, TurkStat.


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Güncelleme Tarihi: 19 Mart 2010, 08:24

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