Baku. Agshin Rafigoglu - APA-Economics. Azerbaijan is a reliable partner for European Union, Malena Mard, the ambassador, the head of the EU delegation to Azerbaijan Malena Mard said at Azerbaijan & Caspian Sea Oil & Gas Week – 2015.
According to her, 43% of Azerbaijan’s trade turnover falls to share of the European Union: “A major part of the trade turnover belongs to energy sector. We have strong relationships in this sphere”.
Speaking about the Southern Gas Corridor, the ambassador noted that this project is of great importance for the European Union and the EU welcomes the project. She said that completion the project within the timeframe is one of the key objectives and the works are being carried out in accordance with the plan.
M.Mard added the opportunities of Southern Gas Corridor may be extended in the future: “We think that this project is important for our energy strategy. Various variants may be considered within extension. We’d like more energy resources to be delivered to Europe”.