Azerbaijan ready for co-op with Indonesia in energy sector (UPDATE)

Economy Materials 1 February 2016 13:34 (UTC +04:00)
Azerbaijan is ready for cooperation with Indonesia in energy sector

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 1

By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:

Azerbaijan is ready for cooperation with Indonesia in energy sector, Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev said.

He made the remarks within the framework of Azerbaijan-Indonesia energy forum, which takes place Feb. 1 in Baku.

Aliyev said that Azerbaijan has great experience in energy sphere and is ready to share it with Indonesia.

"Cooperation between Azerbaijan and Indonesia is at a high level," the minister said. "In particular, the SOCAR Trading company sells third parties' oil at the refineries of Indonesia for processing."

He said that Azerbaijan fully ensures its energy security.

"The country is absolutely independent in this area," the minister said. "We even sell energy and the energy carriers to other countries. At the same time, Azerbaijan, thanks to the reforms held, is reducing its dependence on oil, and the country's economy will develop in the future as well."

The minister noted that the sides may cooperate in the exchange of experts as well.


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