HAMBURG- Turkey's state grain board TMO has issued an international tender to purchase and import about 6,000 tonnes of crude sunflower oil, European traders said on Friday.

The deadline for submission of price offers in the tender is Jan. 28.

Shipment is sought between Feb. 8 and Feb. 25 with unloading in the Turkish port of Tekirdag.

(Reporting by Michael Hogan) ((; +49 172 671 36 54; Reuters Messaging: