Azerbaijan oil to work market via Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 11
Azerbaijani oil is supplied to the world market through Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
While speaking about the signing of the agreement with Azerbaijan, envisaging the transportation of 6 billion cubic meters per year to Turkey, President Erdogan said that the negotiations about the Trans Gas Pipeline project (TANAP), passing through Turkey to Europe, are underway.
"Turkey rapidly strives for possessing the energy base in the region," President Erdogan said.
The president said that the Iraq-Turkey and the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipelines supply Iraqi and Azerbaijani oil to the world market.
Moreover, the president said that the Turkmen and Kazakh oil is also transported via the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan gas pipeline.
The president said that the contract with Iraq was extended for 20 years and the volume of oil supplied through this route will increase in the future.