Azerbaijan requested US to support Southern Gas Corridor

Azerbaijan requested US to support Southern Gas Corridor

The Southern Gas Corridor from Azerbaijan to the EU has become a subject of Azerbaijani-American consultations, which were held between the Azerbaijan’s Minister of Energy, Natig Aliyev, and US Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Robert Cekuta.

“Natig Aliyev said that the Southern Gas Corridor needs political support, similar to that provided to the BTC oil pipeline and such support is especially important for the TAP gas pipeline, which is a section of the Southern Gas Corridor,” abc.az cited the Ministry as saying.

Cekuta said that the US is ready to assist in the production and transportation of the Azerbaijani gas.The sides also discussed such projects as the Transcaspian gas pipeline and the Turkish Stream.

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