TURKISH PRIME MINISTER TO VISIT AZERBAIJAN IN MAY
NOYAN TAPAN – ARMENIANS TODAY
MAY 4, 2010
BAKU, MAY 4, NOYAN TAPAN – ARMENIANS TODAY. Turkish Prime Minister
Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to visit Azerbaijan in May to sign a
gas supply intergovernmental agreement. The agreement will be signed
by Erdogan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, the 1news.az agency
reported quoting the Sabah Turkish newspaper. The two countries had
been negotiating over signing the agreement since last autumn.
According to Turkish Minister of Energy Taner Yildiz, official Ankara
and Baku agreed on the gas price last week. According to the Turkish
press, now Turkey will pay 220 USD to Azerbaijan per a cubic meter
of gas against former 120 USD.