European Commission to support energy development of Azerbaijan

European Commission to support energy development of Azerbaijan

European Commission is ready to support Azerbaijan in further development of the energy sector, the EU Commissioner for Energy Maros Sefcovic said in a video message to the participants of the 4th Caspian Energy Forum in Baku.

Sefcovic noted that the EU will receive gas from Azerbaijan in 2020,which is very important in terms of energy diversification of Europe, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reported.

He recalled that Azerbaijan is one of the most important partners of Europe in energy supplies. "Azerbaijan is an important partner of the Energy Union," the EU Commissioner for Energy stressed.

According to him, all contracts have been signed on the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) project and concrete construction work is going on all of the projects included in SGC.

"This progress is not only the result of efforts and commitments of all parties involved, but also the favorable atmosphere created for this project's implementation, including by Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev," Sefcovic said.

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