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Georgian FM: Romania is part of Southern Energy Corridor

Georgia Materials 4 September 2012 12:56
Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze discussed the issues of the Southern Energy Corridor development in Romania
Georgian FM: Romania is part of Southern Energy Corridor

Georgia, Tbilisi, Sept. 4 / Trend N. Kirtzkhalia /

Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze discussed the issues of the Southern Energy Corridor development in Romania. The country is part of the Southern Energy Corridor and is important for the delivery of Caspian energy resources to Europe, Grigol Vashadze told the media after a meeting with Romanian counterpart Titus Corlatean in Bucharest.

The minister stressed that the Georgian and Romanian presidents instructed raising economic relations to a new level. "First of all, it is the development of the energy corridor," Vashadze said.

Proceeding from this objective, the minister said that Romania is considered by Georgia as one of its most active partners in Europe.

Vashadze attended a meeting of ambassadors at the Romanian Foreign Ministry. In his speech, he emphasised the cooperation prospects in the energy sector.

The Southern Gas Corridor includes gas pipeline projects to deliver natural gas from the Caspian region to Europe. The gas to be extracted within the second stage of development of the Azerbaijani gas condensate Shah Deniz field, considered as one of the sources for the project.

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