Turkey had increased gas import from Iran by 56.53 percent to 751.18 million cubic meters in May, year-on-year.
The country’s gas import from Iran in January-June 2017 stood at 4.701 billion cubic meters (bcm), according to the report, released by Turkey’s Energy Market Regulatory Body.
Natural gas imports from Iran accounted for 20.8 percent of the country’s total imports in the 1-month period.
Turkey’s total natural gas imports also stood at 3.61 bcm in June, registering a rise by 13.76 percent year-on-year.
Turkey also exported 55.46 million cubic meters of gas to Greece in June, indicating a fall by 21.25 percent.
World media monitoring