Today Natik Aliyev, Azeri Minister of Industry and Energy, received Alan Adams, European Commission representative to Azerbaijan, Trend reports with reference to the Ministrys press service.
During the meeting the parties discussed the draft of Memorandum of mutual understanding, strategic partnership in energy sphere between the EU and Azerbaijan Republic, which shall be signed in late November 2006.
The EU representative said Azerbaijan was turning into an important transit country regarding oil and gas transportation to the EU. The parties outlined establishing safe, transparent and reliable transit system is very significant both for the EU and Azerbaijan.
During the meeting, they also spoke of creation of strategic concept for various energy carriers transportation to Central and Eastern European countries and study of other resources transportation projects and other related issues.