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KIEV, September 13 (Itar-Tass) — At a session of the Ukrainian-Turkish strategic council visiting Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan stated his country’s readiness to boost energy cooperation with Ukraine. He offered to develop cooperation on the joint production of hydrocarbons, construction of underground gas storage facilities, and transportation of electricity within the framework of electricity networks of Black Sea countries.
“We want to boost bilateral relations in the energy sector,” the prime minister stressed. Cooperation of Ukraine and Turkey over the recent time “has seen a considerable revival – progress is marked practically in all directions on which bilateral relations are based,” Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said at the session, for his part.
The president urged both sides to work actively to give a boost to mutually advantageous relations through concrete projects, the press service of the Ukrainian president reported.
A number of bilateral documents are to be signed on the results of the session.