Erdogan says Turkey will continue oil, natural gas trade with Iran: NTV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday it was impossible for Turkey to stop buying oil and natural gas from Iran, despite the threat of U.S. sanctions, and added that trade between the two countries would continue, according to broadcaster NTV.

Reuters September 27, 2019 05:07:17 IST
Erdogan says Turkey will continue oil, natural gas trade with Iran: NTV

Erdogan says Turkey will continue oil natural gas trade with Iran NTV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday it was impossible for Turkey to stop buying oil and natural gas from Iran, despite the threat of U.S. sanctions, and added that trade between the two countries would continue, according to broadcaster NTV.

Speaking to reporters on his return flight from the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Erdogan said Turkey was not afraid of possible U.S. sanctions over its trade with Iran, adding that Ankara did not want to sever its cooperation with Tehran.

(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)

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