Energy Charter Secretary General Dr Urban Rusnák met with the Ambassador of Turkey to the European Union, H.E. Mr Faruk Kaymakci, at the Secretariat on 11 May 2017. Ambassador Kaymakci highlighted the importance of the energy sector for Turkey and expressed Turkey’s full support to the Energy Charter Secretariat to achieve its long term goals and to expand the geographical scope of the Energy Charter Treaty (ETC).
The Ambassador conveyed to the Secretary General an invitation to contribute to the World Petroleum Congress meeting which will be hosted by Turkey in 2017 in Istanbul. Dr Rusnák expressed his appreciation for Turkey’s contribution to the expansion of the ECT through its liaison embassies and highlighted his commitment to continue close cooperation with the Turkish authorities in 2017.