Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb.16 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
Turkey and Ukraine signed a protocol yesterday regulating a mechanism of bilateral cooperation within the implementation of joint energy projects, the State Agency for Investments and Management of National Projects of Ukraine said on Thursday. The projects are not disclosed.
The agreement was signed within the visit of a Turkish delegation headed by Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz and with the participation of heads of the company BOTAS Fazil Senel and company EUAS Mehmet Bicer in Ukraine.
From the Ukrainian side the document was signed by the Chairman of the Bilateral Ukrainian-Turkish Working Group on bilateral cooperation in the energy sector, the head of the State Agency for Investments and Management of National Projects of Ukraine Vladislav Kaskyv.
"Today, we carry out practical work on joint implementation of three projects in the energy supply, which envisage increasing Ukraine's energy independence. These initiatives are part of national projects in Ukraine," Kaskyv commented on the signing.
He said the bilateral technical group has already started its activity. The Ukrainian side is represented by Derzhinvestproekt, Energy and Coal Industry Ministry, NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine and Ukrtransgaz.
"The dynamics of cooperation allows us to expect quick and concrete results," Kaskyv said.