U.S. Secretary of State Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy visits Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 15 / Trend /
U.S. Secretary of State Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy Richard Morningstar is on one-day visit to Baku, the U.S Embassy in Azerbaijan reported.
During the visit, Morningstar is expected to meet with the senior governmental officials. The meetings will discuss U.S. support and cooperation with Azerbaijan in the development of diversified supply routes of oil and gas from the region to European and world markets.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appointed Morningstar as special envoy to provide strategic advice on development, transit and distribution of energy resources in Eurasia in 2009. During previous visits to Azerbaijan, Morningstar has expressed U.S. support for the Nabucco gas pipeline project and other initiatives that promote energy security of Europe and guarantee long-term prosperity, independence and sovereignty of Azerbaijan.