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Statement on U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz's Travel to Istanbul, Turkey

November 19, 2013 - 9:48am


“U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz will travel to Istanbul, Turkey November 20 to 23 and give opening remarks at the 5th Atlantic Council Energy Summit.  Secretary Moniz will also attend the Ministerial meeting on ‘Energy Efficiency for Economic Growth’ with industry leaders, experts, and other government representatives.

"During his stay in Istanbul, Secretary Moniz will meet with senior Turkish officials on a broad range of issues including clean energy, energy efficiency, and energy security. 

"Secretary Moniz is committed to maintain and grow the strong trade and economic ties between the United States and Turkey and will use his visit to Turkey to enhance U.S.-Turkish cooperation on the full-range of energy issues.”