Energy Summit to be Hosted by Brussels, not Baku at Azerbaijanїs Initiative
Azerbaijan, Baku, 26 September/ Trend , corr R. Novruzov/ The energy summit expected to be held in November in Baku, will take place in Brussels at the initiative of Azerbaijan, Alan Vaddams, head of office of European Commission in Baku said to Trend .
Summit will be held on 26 to 27 November 2008, Vaddams said. Energy cooperation, security of energy corridor, cooperation between Black Sea and Caspian regions and diversification of energy supplies to Europe will be discussed in the summit.
Azerbaijan says holding of the summit in Brussels is safer from the political point of view, he said. In May, a summit was held in Vilnius attended by Presidents of Azerbaijan, Poland, Georgia, Lithuania and Ukraine. The summit ended with communique on cooperation in the sphere of energy. Participants of the summit decided to enhance cooperation through working on inter-governmental agreement which will regulate participation of states and companies in the project of using corridor to transport Caspian oil to the European and world markets (Odessa-Brodi-Plotsk-Gdansk).
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