Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 15 / Trend A.Badalova /
The EU will discuss with Azerbaijan the cooperation in energy, transport and environment spheres, the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan said on Friday.
According to the report, the 8th meeting of the EU-Azerbaijan Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) Sub-Committee on Energy, Transport and Environment will be held in Baku on Feb.19, 2013.
The officials from the European External Action Service, the Directorate-General for Energy, Directorate-General for Environment of the European Commission and the Delegation of the EU to Azerbaijan will hold talks with the Azerbaijani government officials.
According to the Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Ambassador Roland Kobia, the meeting will discuss important areas of the EU-Azerbaijan relations such as energy cooperation, transport corridors and environment.
"Like in previous years, I am confident that the meeting will bring fruitful results and will contribute to our mutual political and economic agendas, and will bring the EU and Azerbaijan even closer," Kobia said..
The EU-Azerbaijan Partnership and Cooperation Agreement signed in 1996 established the energy, transport and environmental protection among the crucial areas on which the cooperation between the EU and Azerbaijan shall be concentrated.
The sub-committees were launched to hold regular dialogue and to strengthen bilateral cooperation. Previous EU-Azerbaijan PCA Sub-Committee on Energy, Transport and Environment was held in Brussels on 17 February 2012.