Piebalgs urges closer energy cooperation with Tbilisi

Piebalgs urges closer energy cooperation with Tbilisi


In his talks with Georgian Foreign Minister Gela Bezhuashvili, EU Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs said in Brussels on May 1 he stressed Georgia's growing importance as a transit country for oil and gas from the Caspian Sea region.Talks focused on the development of transport routes through Georgia for oil and gas shipped westward from the Caspian Sea region, notably through the port of Baku, capital of neighbouring Azerbaijan. “We are very keen to get supply of resources from the Caspian Sea...


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