By Servet Gunerigok
WASHINGTON (AA) - Turkey is a leading country in its region in renewable energy use, the nation's president said Monday.
"Currently, we are meeting more than 30% of the electricity through renewable energy," said Erdogan, vowing to boost the current rate to 39% by 2023.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan was speaking at a climate change summit at UN headquarters and said the problems the world faces requires solutions that need regional and international cooperation.
Turkey is also minimizing disaster risk while building climate-sensitive and energy efficient cities, he said.