ANKARA, 11 Aug – Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Donmez said that Turkey will not join the sanctions against Russia in the field of energy, Ankara has a valid contract with Moscow for gas supplies.
“As far as Turkey is concerned, we have stated from the very beginning that we will not implement decisions based on sanctions (against Russia). We have a valid contract with Russia. We have a valid contract with Azerbaijan and Iran. We are in contact with them If necessary, we can increase supplies… Last year we consumed approximately 59-60 billion cubic meters of natural gas.
e think that this year the consumption will be at the same pace.Of course, seasonal fluctuations in this side of natural gas also affect demand.BOTAŞ (Turkey’s state oil and gas company) has data compared to previous years. Accordingly, we are doing supply planning. If suppliers comply with the shipment plan, there will be no problems,” Donmez told reporters at the Anadolu agency