Turkey eyes natural gas exploration in Yemen

May 12, 2014

Turkey desires natural gas exploration in Yemen, Taner Yildiz, Turkey's energy minister, has said during a joint press conference with Saleh Samea, Yemen’s electricity minister on May 8, Balkans.com has said.Turkey also wants to construct electricity power plants in Yemen as their electricity infrastructure is outdated and insufficient to meet the country's needs.The exclusive negotiations between Turkey and Yemen on building power plants started back in 2013."We are trying to prepare a memorandum of understanding on energy for tomorrow which will handle energy cooperation between the two countries," Yildiz added.

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