Azerbaijan-EU energy subcommittee meeting postponed
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.14
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
The meeting of the energy subcommittee between Azerbaijan and the EU will be held Jan.26-27, 2017 in Baku, a diplomatic source told Trend.
Earlier, it was reported that the meeting will be held Dec.14.
The event will focus on cooperation in energy, transportation, as well as a number of regional transportation projects.
Earlier, Malena Mard, head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, told reporters in Baku that she is confident of achieving concrete results in various fields at the meeting of the energy subcommittee.
Currently, bilateral relations between the EU and Azerbaijan are regulated on the basis of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (1996), which came into force in 1999.
The new agreement envisages bringing Azerbaijan's legislation and procedures closer to the most important international and trade standards of the EU. This process is meant to improve the access of Azerbaijani products to the EU markets.