NAKHCHIVAN, Azerbaijan, September 29. Azerbaijani gas exports to Türkiye will reach 10.2 billion cubic meters by the end of the year, Azerbaijani Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov said at the III Azerbaijani-Turkish Energy Forum and the I International Conference "Nakhchivan - zone of "green" energy", Trend reports.
"The export of Azerbaijani gas from Azerbaijan to Türkiye, in parallel with the territory of Türkiye to European countries, is increasing. TANAP accounted for 4.2 milliard cubic meters out of 7.4 milliard cubic meters of gas supplied to Türkiye from January this year to date," he stressed.
According to him, plans to expand the TANAP and TAP pipelines are currently under consideration.
"By doubling gas supplies to Europe, we are renewing our mission to strengthen energy security and diversify supplies. In addition, Türkiye plays an exceptional role in ensuring additional gas supplies to European countries through other routes," the minister added.
The Azerbaijani-Turkish Energy Forum was initiated within the framework of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation between the two countries to further strengthen strategic energy partnerships. The first forum was held on December 21–22, 2021, in Baku, and the second one on October 5–6, 2022, in Istanbul.