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Turkish Ambassador: "Azerbaijan owes Turkey $55 million for electrical energy"

24 May 2006 [20:27] - TODAY.AZ
"Turkey black and white addressed to Azerbaijan, requesting to pay for electrical energy, supplied to Nakhichevan," Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan Turan Morali stated on Wednesday.

"At present, we are expecting an answer to the message, which was sent several weeks ago," her stressed, APA informs.

Azerenergy Vice President Marlen Askerov confirmed that Turkey has already repeatedly addressed to the company: "We do not possess necessary funds to pay the debt. Lack of a second line excludes possibility of debt payment in the form of electrical energy."

Azerbaijan has been purchasing electrical energy by Turkey since 1990. At present, debt for the supplied recourse totals about $55 million.



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