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Azerbaijan and Turkey signed agreement on gas transit

2010-06-08 09:14

Yesterday Azerbaijan and Turkey inked agreements on supplies of Azerbaijanian gas to be extracted at the second stage of Shah-Deniz gas field development, to Turkey and Europe, and also transit to Europe via Turkey.


Documents were signed in result of the meting of Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan, with PM of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan - RIA Novosti, citing to Hazar TV channel.

The price and terms weren't announced due to confidentiality.

Since spring 2008 Azerbaijan and Turkey has held over 15 rounds of negotiations of agreeing on the price on Azerbaijanian gas delivered to Turkey from Shah Deniz field in Caspian Sea, and also its volumes, transit to Europe via Turkey. Implementation of many gas pipeline projects [Nabucco, ITGI, TAP] depends on the solution of these issues.

Nabucco project implies transportation of natural gas from Caspian region bypassing Russia to Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Austria. ITGI is Turkey-Greece-Italy route; TAP - Trans-Adriatic.


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