Israel interested in signing long-term agreement for oil supply with Azerbaijan, reportedly said Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, Israeli minister of national infrastructure, speaking at press conference Jun 8 in Baku.
Minister said a group of businessmen had come with him from Israel to represent the countrys largest power companies; as a minister, I tried to make the doors ajar, now it is private sectors turn.
В"SOCAR, BP, as well as Israeli companies shall get in touch on their own. Oil&gas supplies will be talked of at the further stagesВ", - he said. The Minister stated the example of Egyptian gas supply to Israel. В"This agreement suggests gas supply within В"50 + 5 yearsВ". Supplies will start yet in 2007В", - Israeli official said.
Alongside, minister noted that Israel and Azerbaijan have many topics to share. В"We just offer to share our experience with Azeri mates. This relates to a broad circle of issues, including construction, agriculture and soВ", - he continued, stating his satisfaction with the possibility of free activity for businessmen from around the globe in Azerbaijan.