U.S Secretary of State: Azerbaijan develops as important and reliable supplier of energy to world markets
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 1 / Trend N. Ismayilova /
Azerbaijan has emerged as an important and reliable supplier of energy to world markets, U.S Secretary of State's message to the participants of the seventeenth International Exhibition and Conference on "Oil and Gas, Refining and Petrochemicals" held in Baku on Tuesday, said.
"In Azerbaijan's drive to continue developing its energy resources, you will find a strong partner in the United States," Ambassador Richard L. Morningstar, the U.S. Secretary of State's Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy, this morning read a letter from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the opening ceremonies of the 17th Caspian International Oil and Gas Conference.
Working closely with your regional neighbors, including Georgia and Turkey, Azerbaijan has successfully developed the East-West Energy Corridor, including the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline and South Caucasus gas pipeline, the message said.
"The United States is proud to have been a partner of Azerbaijan in realizing these important projects. In particular, we look forward to Azerbaijan's continued leadership in realizing the Southern Corridor for gas transport to Europe in the near future," the mesaage said.
The organizer of the international exhibition and conference "Oil and Gas, Refining and Petrochemicals" is Iteca company.