Turkey says it’s cutting Iran oil purchases by 10%

31.03.2012                      08.Nissan. 5772                       Zaw

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Turkey says it's cutting Iran oil purchases by 10%

Ankara's energy minister says Turkey will makeup shortfalls with purchases of oil from Libya.

Turkey will reduce the amount of oil it buys from Iran by around 10 percent, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Friday, a week after Washington warned Iran's customers they could be subject to US sanctions unless they significantly cut purchases.
Turkey will partly replace the oil with 1 million tons it expects to buy from Libya, Yildiz told reporters. The country is also in talks with Saudi Arabia on spot oil purchases and longer term contacts, Yildiz added….