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Death toll from floods in Black Sea region rises to 66, dozens still missing

The death toll from floods in Turkey's Black Sea region has risen to 66, authorities said late on Aug. 15

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Floods caused by heavy rain hit the region in the north of the country Wednesday, leaving 56 people dead in Kastamonu province, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said in a statement.

Death toll from floods in Turkey's Black Sea region rises to 57

The death toll from floods in Turkey's Black Sea region rose to 58, authorities said late on Aug. 15. 

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Floods caused by heavy rains hit the region in the north on Wednesday, leaving 49 people dead in the province of Kastamonu, according to a statement by the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).

Turkey’s first publicly owned FSRU project inaugurated

With 110 million cubic meters of storage and 28 million cubic meters of gasification capacity, Turkey's first publicly owned floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and gasification vessel (FSRU) will add significant flexibility to Turkey's energy supply chain security, according to Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez.

Turkey to launch its first floating LNG storage and gasification vessel

The inauguration ceremony of Turkey's first publicly-owned floating LNG storage and gasification vessel (FSRU) "Ertuğrul Gazi" will be held on June 25, presided over by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez announced on June 23.

SOCAR signals potential cooperation with Turkish Petroleum in Black Sea

Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) and the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) could work together in field development and production of Turkey's giant gas discovery in the Black Sea, Vagif Aliyev, deputy chairman of SOCAR Turkey told reporters.

SOCAR has been investing and collaborating with Turkish Petroleum Corporation since 1994.

New Libyan unity government pays first visit to Turkey

Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah and a delegation of ministers made their first visit to Turkey on April 12 since taking office last month.

As part of a two-day visit, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Dbeibeh on April 12 chaired the first meeting of the Turkey-Libya High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council in Ankara.

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