Daniel Sullivan, Adviser to US Secretary of State on Economic and Energy Issues, said that Turkey can play the same role in the implementation of regional projects, as it did during the construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan main export oil pipeline. He was addressing a meeting of the Turkish-US commission on economic cooperation in Istanbul, Turkey, Trend Correspondent in Turkey reports.
Ankara will play an important role in the Azerbaijan gas transportation to Greece and Italy. The country will possess key strategic positions in the sphere of Caspian oil transportation to the world markets, as well as gas transportation to Europe, Mr. Sullivan said.
He said that the United States well understands that Turkey possesses opportunities in the sphere of implementation of oil and gas pipeline projects. Washington will continue supporting the implementation of energy projects in the region. Turkey and the United States hold similar positions on energy policy, he said.