Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 26
By Anakhanum Hidayatova – Trend:
The 3rd meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) Advisory Council will be an important event, Italy’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Giampaolo Cutillo told Trend Jan. 26.
Cutillo noted that during the upcoming meeting, the sides will consider all details regarding the project’s progress.
Currently, the project is being developed in line with the schedule, said the ambassador, adding that this meeting will be an additional opportunity to reconfirm the commitments of all members and partners to the project’s implementation.
Cutillo added that an Italian delegation will take part in the meeting.
Invitations have been sent to energy ministries of all member countries of the meeting and Italy is expected to be represented at a high level, said the envoy.
The SGC Advisory Council held its first meeting on Feb. 12, 2015, and the second meeting on Feb. 29, 2016.
The Southern Gas Corridor envisages transportation of 10 billion cubic meters of Azerbaijani gas from the Caspian region to Europe via Georgia and Turkey.
The gas will be exported through expansion of the South Caucasus Pipeline and the construction of the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline.
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