Review of Foreign Media 18.03.2015
Here's a look at news around the world:
Qatar-based Al Jazeera website quoted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as saying that a project to associate Muslims with terrorism is conducted by some circles and as Turks are the first ones who come to mind in the eyes of the West when Muslims are mentioned, Turkey is the first target in actions taken against Muslims.
Speaking in Balıkesir province, President Erdoğan said that Muslims should exert efforts to preserve their values against circles who are trying to show the Islamic world as the center of conflict and terrorist activities adding that Turkey will continue to stand by Muslims and those oppressed in the world.
Chinese Xinhua news agency quoted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who met with Hungarian President Janos Ader in Ankara as saying that cooperation in energy generation between the two countries will be increased.
President Erdoğan said that Trans-Anatolia Natural Gas Pipeline is discussed to develop energy cooperation between the two countries.
Afghan newspaper 8 Sobh said that Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Ankara.
The newspaper quoted Çavuşoğlu as saying at talks that Afghanistan has an important place in Turkish foreign policy and assured that Turkey will continue to support peaceful efforts and cooperate with Afghanistan.
Russian website Ng.ru said that Russia and Turkey have been actively cooperating in energy in the past 30 years.
Energy trade makes up the most important part of bilateral relations.
Yearly trading volume between the two countries stands at $ 33 billion, $26 billion of which consists of Russia’s exports.
Besides natural gas, the sides also want to boost cooperation in coal and oil to meet the need for energy sources in the Turkish market.
Investments made by two countries have made a major contribution to energy cooperation.
Russia will build its first nuclear power plant in Turkey.