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Friday, 09 December 2022 10:33 GMT

Iran will continue power export to Turkey in near future


(MENAFN) Iranian Energy Minister Ali-Akbar Mehrabian has stated Tehran is going to continue electricity export to Turkey soon, according to the portal of Iran’s Energy Ministry Paven on Friday.

Mehrabian commented on the sidelines of a one-day trip to Ankara during which he assembled with Turkey’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Dönmez and Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Vahit Kirisci.

Following the sessions with the Turkish ministers, Mehrabian stated the deals on the export of power from Iran to Turkey and said: “Recently, with the investment of the Turkish side, some facilities have been established in the city of Van that provides the possibility of transmitting electricity from Iran to Turkey on a back-to-back basis.”

“Based on the agreement with the Ministry of Energy of Turkey, with the installation and testing of these facilities, the sale of Iranian electricity to Turkey will soon begin,” the minister added.

As said by Mehrabian, following up on the deals inked between the leaders of Iran and Turkey during the trip of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Tehran was also among the top topics discussed with the Turkish ministers.

“Regarding the issues related to joint waters and the Aras River, it was decided to form a permanent committee to investigate the issues and discuss matters concerning the interests of both sides,” the official continued.

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