No. 29



Azerbaijani And Turkish Presidents Agree To Start Talks On Natural Gas Deal

Azerbaijani President Haydar Aliyev and Turkish President Ahmed Necdet Sezer agreed during talks in Baku on 11 July to start negotiations on the purchase by Turkey of Azerbaijani gas. Baku is keen to reach an agreement with Ankara that will result in natural gas produced at the offshore Shah Deniz concession being exported to Turkey and beyond. At a gathering of regional heads of...