Jan 24, 2014, 5:13 PM
News Code: 81008854
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Tehran, Jan 24, IRNA – Turkey's Energy Minister said that Ankara has purchased 7.6 billion dollars of oil and gas from Iran in 2013 and intends to increase its trade exchange level with Iran.

Taner Yildiz made the remarks in a meeting in Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, adding that the oil and gas purchase figure from Iran is noticeable.

He said that the figure included 4.5 billion dollars for importing natural gas and 3.1 billion dollars importing crude oil.

Yildiz reminded that Turkey intends to increase bilateral trade exchange level with Iran.

Concerning Geneva nuclear agreement between Iran and Group 5+1, Turkey's Energy Minister said that Ankara enjoys the most of the deal, because Iran is a neighboring and friendly country for Turkey.

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