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Turkey wants to buy more gas from Iran, resolve price dispute: foreign minister
August 12, 2016 / 10:16 AM / a year ago

Turkey wants to buy more gas from Iran, resolve price dispute: foreign minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey wants to buy more natural gas from Iran and has discussed pricing issues, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday, adding that Ankara and Tehran should resolve a dispute on gas prices without arbitration.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) shakes hands with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu after a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, August 12, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

Cavusoglu made the comment at a joint news conference with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif in Ankara. Zarif is on an official visit to Turkey.

Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz and Humeyra Pamuk; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Daren Butler

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