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EU’s Šefcovic heads to Azerbaijan to discuss Trans-Adriatic Pipeline

Maroš Šefcovic, the European Commission’s vice president for Energy Union, will meet officials in Baku, Azerbaijan on Thursday to discuss progress on the Southern Gas Corridor.
By Staff reporter 23 February 2017 0 24115

Maroš Šefcovic, the European Commission’s vice president for Energy Union, will meet officials in Baku, Azerbaijan on Thursday to discuss progress on the Southern Gas Corridor, the commission has announced.

Šefcovic will meet Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijan’s president, as well as various officials from countries involved in the Southern Gas Corridor, including Greece, Italy and Turkey.

The Southern Gas Corridor is an EU-backed initiative to bring Caspian and Central Asian gas to European markets. The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline, which will form part of the corridor, is expected to become...