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High level meetings held on the margins of the World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul

On 9-13 July 2017, during the 22nd World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul, Energy Charter Secretary General Dr Urban Rusnák met with Deputy Minister of Iran for Trade and International Affairs Mr Amir Zamaninia to discuss the next steps of cooperation between the Energy Charter Secretariat and Iran following its signing of the International Energy Charter in November 2016. 

Dr Rusnák also held a meeting with Ambassador H.E. Emre Yunt from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey to discuss the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty and new initiatives for dialogue between energy diplomats under the umbrella of the International Energy Charter. The Secretary General also attended a reception organised by H.E. Mr Berat Albayrak, Minister of Energy of Turkey, where Ministers from Africa and the Middle East were present to discuss the future challenges in the rapidly evolving energy sector.

Secretary General & Ambassador H.E. Emre Yunt from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey