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President Aliyev meets with European Commission VP for Energy Union [UPDATE]

23 February 2017 12:24 (UTC+04:00)
President Aliyev meets with European Commission VP for Energy Union [UPDATE]

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev met with European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic in Baku on February 23, Azertac reported.

The fact that President Aliyev and Maros Sefcovic have met four times this year was stressed at the meeting. They discussed the construction of the Southern Gas Corridor, and accomplishments in this area.

The two also discussed prospects for Azerbaijan-European Commission cooperation in energy area, as well as in using transport corridors and Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway.

Sefcovic highlighted opportunities for using new Asia-Europe transport corridor, and noted the importance of attracting European companies in the project and the European Commission`s possible support for it.

Azerbaijan`s expanding the use of alternative energy sources was emphasized, and the possibility for the country to benefit from the European Union`s experience was pointed out at the meeting.

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