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Turkey agrees to import more gas from Azerbaijan

Turkish officials have expressed a desire to increase strategic cooperation with their Caucasian ally in the past year.
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Turkey and Azerbaijan signed a new gas deal Friday. 

Azerbaijan will supply Turkey with 11 billion cubic meters of natural gas through the end of 2024, per the agreement. Turkey’s Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said the deal is part of Turkey’s efforts to meet the population’s gas demands, which will increase with the coming winter, the official Anadolu Agency reported.

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