Pursuit of National Interest: Turkey-Iran Energy Cooperation in 2002

  • Mira Nanda Kurnianta


This paper tries to describe Turkey's efforts to obtain energy supplies in natural gas. Energy is a main requirement within country. Increased in energy consumption continues to occur on economic-based industrial country, one of them is Turkey. The increase of energy consumption has an impact on the problem of energy supply. To deal with disruptions to its domestic energy supply, Turkey is strengthening cooperative relations with neighboring countries, especially with Iran as the second largest natural gas producer in the world. Therefore, in 2002 Turkey began to carry out several strategies toward Iran to meet its domestic natural gas supply. Although relations between the two countries experienced ups and downs, in the end Turkey got additional gas supplies from Iran at the desired price.


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How to Cite
KURNIANTA, Mira Nanda. Pursuit of National Interest: Turkey-Iran Energy Cooperation in 2002. International Journal of Business and Technology Management, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 3, p. 44-53, sep. 2021. ISSN 2682-7646. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ijbtm/article/view/15036>. Date accessed: 24 oct. 2021.