Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz said on Thursday that Eurasia was a very important region in regard to energy.
Speaking at the seventh diplomatic mission representatives' meeting of Turkish-Eurasian Business Councils hosted by Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK) in Ankara, Yildiz said that it took 125 years to use the first trillion barrels of oil and the next trillion barrels of oil in 25 years. "Eurasia should make good use of the next 25 years," he said.
Eurasia possessing significant energy resources was a very important region for world economy and had a critical 25 years, he said.
"Turkey is also an important country in the area of energy. Turkey knows how to use advantages of its geography and it developed a strategy on the matter," he said.
Yildiz said Turkey has become a bridge from the north to the south and from the east to the west thanks to projects which have been fulfilled in the last four years.
Turkey preserved its determination in regard to establishment of nuclear power plant in the country, he added.
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