BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 4. The US strongly supports the memorandum on energy cooperation between Azerbaijan and the EU, signed in July 2022, US Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General of the US and Foreign Commercial Service Arun Venkataraman, who is on a visit to Baku, said during a press conference, Trend reports.
"We appreciate President Ilham Aliyev’s decision to enter into that MoU with the EU. We think taking that step places Azerbaijan in a leadership role to advance the energy security across the region and across the entire continent. When we look back to the role that Azerbaijan is playing today will truly be historic. So, we’re grateful to Azerbaijan’s leadership in entering into that MoU. The US strongly supports that MoU. As you know, we’re committed to ensuring the energy security and independence of our partners not only in the EU, but across the continents," he said.