Georgia’s Kaladze due in Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 22
Georgia's Minister of Energy Kakha Kaladze will visit Azerbaijan on Feb. 29, the Georgian news agency IPN reported Feb. 22.
As Kaladze said, he would hold meetings with SOCAR officials, as well as the Shah Deniz consortium leadership, according to the report.
"I have been actively working in order to attract additional [gas] volumes from Shah Deniz. Our mood is very optimistic and we suppose we will achieve some kind of agreement," he said.
"Then we will decide how to end negotiations with Gazprom," added Kaladze.
As for a meeting held several days ago in Vienna with Gazprom officials, Kaladze said no particular agreement was reached.