Turkish president Ahmed Nejet Sezer held a phone conversation with his Kazakh peer Nursultan Nazarbayev and talked of Kazakhstans participation in Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline (BTC), Trend reports with reference to HaberTurk TV channel.
TV channel reports Turkeys interest in Astana joining BTC project, which enables full loading of the pipeline.
Ankara is working to achieve sign Kazakhstans joining BTC July 13 in Ceyhan, at the ceremony of official commissioning of the pipeline, HaberTurk says.
Kazakh president highly appraised BTC project process; in particular, he supported the idea of installation of Baku-Aktau pipeline to transport oil from Kashagan field. Said pipeline will attract more 7.5mt of oil to BTC.