About 9.1 billion cubic meters of natural gas have been transported via the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP).
Report informs referring to the Turkish media, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Dönmez said.
According to him, 4.9 billion cubic meters of natural gas was transported via TANAP in 2020: "On the one hand, TANAP provides significant support to the security of our country's natural gas needs, and on the other hand, it has become a leading provider of European demand. The strategic importance of TANAP and Azerbaijani gas will increase together with the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP).
The minister said that 24 percent of Turkey's natural gas imports last year fell to Azerbaijan. "We are cooperating in projects that will ensure the safe use of Azerbaijani natural gas, as well as projects that will deliver this gas to international markets."
Dönmez noted that new projects are being discussed between Turkey and Azerbaijan, especially in the fields of technology, education, and energy: "Work has already begun in this regard."