Burkina Faso interested in energy cooperation with Azerbaijan
Burkina Faso is interested in development of mutual relations with Azerbaijan, in particular, in energy sphere, the President of Burkina Faso’s parliament Salifou Diallo said at the meeting with Azerbaijani delegation, led by the country’s Energy Minister Natig Aliyev, in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou.
“It was noted that the diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Burkina Faso were established in 2004 and currently, are being conducted within such organizations as the United Nations (UN), the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), as well as the African Union (AU), where Azerbaijan has an observer status. Currently, there are wide prospects to develop cooperation,” Trend cited the message as saying.
During the meeting, Natig Aliyev spoke about Azerbaijan’s energy strategy, regional and international projects, which are being implemented at the initiative and with the participation of the country.
“Azerbaijan plays an important role on the global energy market as one of the main exporters of oil and gas,” Aliyev said.
Salifou Diallo, in turn, noted that Burkina Faso is a major importer of energy and is interested in expanding ties with Azerbaijan, including in the energy sector.