EUROPEAN COMMISSION

European Commission urges for accelerating IGB’s launch

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LYAMAN ZEYNALOVA

The European Commission encourages all parties concerned to accelerate necessary steps to launch the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) as soon as possible, a European Commission spokesperson told Trend, as it received a letter from Romania’s former energy minister.

Romania’s former energy minister Razvan Nicolescu has sent a letter to the EU Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson, asking to take measures to speed up the launch of the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria, which is aimed at transporting Azerbaijani gas.

Azerbaijan, European Union sign MoU on Strategic Partnership in field of energy

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LYAMAN ZEYNALOVA

A Memorandum of Understanding on Strategic Partnership in the field of energy between the European Union represented by the European Commission and the Republic of Azerbaijan" has been signed between Azerbaijan and the European Union.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen inked the document.

Source: https://en.trend.az/azerbaijan/politics/3622352.html

The ICGB received the final joint certification decision as an independent transmission operator

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BLACKSEA-CASPIA

The project company ICGB received the final joint certification decision as an independent transmission operator. It was handed to the two executive directors Teodora Georgieva and Konstantinos Karayanakos by the chairmen of the national energy regulators of Bulgaria and Greece KEVR and RAE - Stanislav Todorov and Athanasios Dagoumas.

Azerbaijan Discusses potential projects for co-op on renewable energy with EU

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ХАГАН ИСАЕВ

Azerbaijan has put forward proposals on potential projects in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency within the European Commission’s document entitled “Recovery, resilience and reform: post 2020 Eastern Partnership priorities”, reports the Azerbaijani Energy Ministry on Nov. 19.

Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Askar Mamin meets with European Commission’s Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis

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BLACKSEA-CASPIA

Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Askar Mamin has met with Executive Vice-President of the European Commission for an Economy that Works for People, European Commissioner for Trade Valdis Dombrovskis in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, reports Kazinform.

During the meeting, the parties discussed issues of cooperation between the European Union and the countries of Central Asia.
The Kyrgyz capital is preparing to host the first International Economic Forum “European Union - Central Asia” (EU-CA).

Southern Gas Corridor to be discussed at 5th Meeting of TEN-E cross-regional groups

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LEMAN ZEYNALOVA

The Southern Gas Corridor, launched in late 2020 to supply Azerbaijani gas to Europe, will be discussed at the 5th Meeting of TEN-E (Trans-European Networks for Energy) cross-regional groups, Trend reports with reference to the European Commission.

The discussions are scheduled for June 22.

Kestutis Janauskas: Conclusion of new agreement with Azerbaijan remains among top priorities for EU

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LEMAN ZEYNALOVA, TREND.AZ

Indeed, a lot of progress has been achieved in the negotiations on the new partnership agreement between the European Union (EU) and Azerbaijan in 2019, Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan - Kestutis Jankauskas told “Trend.az”.

He pointed out that large parts of the agreement are provisionally agreed.