Vice-President of the European Commission: “Southern Gas Corridor and Caspian region is one of the main priorities of the EU”

Baku, March 2, AZERTAC

“Southern Gas Corridor and Caspian region is one of the main priorities of the EU”, said EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini, at the second Ministerial Meeting held within the framework of Advisory Council of the "Southern Gas Corridor", in Baku. Ms. Federica Mogherini told that they seriously support the "Southern Gas Corridor" and intend to fulfill the obligations as much as possible for timely completion and further progress of the project. She stressed that the project is of great significance for them than diversification of energy sources, the European Union's energy security. “This project covers expanding and deepening of political, economic and social ties with several partners contributing to its implementation wider region”, she emphasized.

“We hope that the countries in this region, and our Western Balkan region will join the project. On behalf of the European Union, I would like to express my gratitude once again to Azerbaijan for playing a leading role in the development of this regional project”, Federica Mogherini added.

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