Energy co-operation between Azerbaijan and EU is at high level: Azerbaijan President
Being on a working visit to Belgium, the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev held a joint press conference as a result of his meeting with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, AzerTaj state news agency reported.
Noting the signing of the EU-Azerbaijan memorandum on energy cooperation, President Aliyev stressed that cooperation between the sides in this regard is at a high level.
The Head of Azerbaijan also spoke of Azerbaijan's achievements in the economic sphere. He said that Azerbaijan signed large-scale projects in oil and gas industry and successfully cooperates with the EU in this regard.
Characterizing talks with President of Azerbaijan as productive, Barroso noted that Azerbaijan is an important partner of EU in the South Caucasus. "Cooperation between the EU and Azerbaijan is expanding. Azerbaijan has great potential in oil and gas industry and the EU attaches great importance to cooperation with Azerbaijan in this sphere," he stressed.
Barroso added that appreciates the opportunities of Azerbaijan as a transit country.
Later, Ilham Aliyev and Jose Manuel Barroso answered questions of media representatives.