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Georgian Prime Minister Solved Shah Deniz Gas Distribution in Baku

Politics Materials 22 December 2006 12:00 (UTC +04:00)
Georgian Prime Minister Solved Shah Deniz Gas Distribution in Baku

Zurab Nogaideli, the Georgian Prime Minister, will visit Baku to resolve Georgian share of Shah Deniz.

The Georgian Prime Minister informed Trend Special Correspondent in Tbilisi that Mr. Nogaideli intends to arrive to Baku at the beginning of the next week.

Georgian President, Mikhael Saakashvili said that final resolution on distribution of Turkish gas share in 2007 will be adopted in Baku.

A principle agreement has been achieved and there are only some technical issues left to coordinate. The Georgian Prime Minister will mull them in Baku.

Another issue to be discussed is gas prices. Saakashvili said that Georgia has managed to achieve its goal and could diversify the gas supply.

Azerbaijan will be the major supplier for us, but we will receive gas from other alternative sources, he said.

Trend Special Correspondent informed that Georgia intends to receive from Azerbaijan 1.1bln cu m of gas and the rest deficit in 700-800mln cu m will be fulfilled at the expense of the Russian and Iranian gas.

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