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The Department for Energy: “Construction of the submarine cable between Romania and Turkey requires further analysis”


The joint project for the construction of a submarine power transmission cable between Romania and Turkey needs further analysis, subsequently the two governments following to decide whether to get involved in the development of the infrastructure project or encourage private entities to participate in its implementation, a communique of the Department for Energy reads. Minister for Energy Razvan Nicolescu yesterday met in Istanbul with Turkey’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Taner Yildiz, the two officials discussing about the stage of bilateral cooperation in the energy field. During the meeting, the minister presented Romania’s potential to store gas, but also the technical capabilities of some Romanian companies to participate in the development of hydropower projects in Turkey. “I wish Turkey could become an important partner of Romania in the energy field and I appreciate the extremely open and pragmatic discussion I had today with my counterpart, Mr. Yildiz”, Răzvan Nicolescu stated.