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The EU, through its structures, will allocate 10 billion euros for the development of TITR

By
Lada Evgrashina

The EU, through its structures, will allocate 10 billion euros for the development of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR), European Commissioner for Trade Valdis Dombrovskis said on January 29 in Brussels at the Global Gateway global investment forum.

Trend reported this on Monday with reference to Dombrovskis’s page on social networks.

Teodor Detchev: There are five reasons why Azerbaijan is valuable for Europe

By
Nicoleta Rilska

In Azerbaijan, the regime is liberalized in proportion to the quantities of gas that have to travel to Europe – there is an obvious correlation and it is positive. The country is valuable to Europe for five reasons. These are:

- natural gas;

- Azerbaijan's huge potential to produce green energy to be imported to Europe - Azerbaijan has the ability to produce wind energy around the clock;

Azerbaijan can become regional leader in terms of supplying low-carbon hydrogen

By
Laman Zeynalova

Owning a combination of factors necessary for the development of the green hydrogen industry, Azerbaijan is set to become a regional leader and a reliable supplier to the EU, Vladimir Rogov, Managing Director and Partner of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), told Trend.

EU commends Kazakhstan’s aviation reform, keen to continue co-op

By
Emin Sevdimaliyev

The European Commission assesses very highly the reforms carried out by Kazakhstan in the field of aviation and civil aviation management, Peter Bombay, Chairman of the European Union Safety Committee of the European Commission's Directorate General for Mobility and Transport, said, Trend reports, citing the Civil Aviation Committee of Kazakhstan.

New EU-Azerbaijan agreement to reinforce co-op in renewable energy – EU Commission

By
LAMAN ZEYNALOVA

The new comprehensive agreement between the European Union and Azerbaijan will lay the ground for reinforced energy cooperation, notably on renewable energy, Miriam Garcia, European Commission spokesperson, told Trend.

"This agreement will play a key role in supporting the efforts of the Azerbaijani Government to diversify the economy," she said.

Germany and France are for the inclusion of the IRGC in the list of terrorist organizations in the EU

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BLACKSEA-CASPIA

Germany and France support the idea of including the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC, elite units of Iran's army, literally “Army of Guardians of the Islamic Revolution”, also called “Sepah” or “Pasdaran”, ) on the list of terrorist organizations. This was reported by the British newspaper "Financial Times" on Sunday evening, citing sources familiar with the progress of discussions on this matter.

The European Parliament called on the European Union to include the IRGC in the list of terrorist organizations

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BLACKSEA-CASPIA

Members of the European Parliament (EP) on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on the leadership of the European Union to include the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC, elite units of Iran's army, literally “Army of Guardians of the Islamic Revolution”), also called “Sepah” or “Pasdaran”, ) on the list of terrorist organizations. The message is from the Reuters agency.

Armenia and Azerbaijan Return to the Negotiating Table

By
STRATFOR

The leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan will meet in Brussels for talks mediated by the European Union on Aug. 31.

The announcement of the meeting came as Azerbaijani forces assumed control of the Lachin Corridor as per the two countries' 2020 cease-fire agreement, and the operation of an alternative road between Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh bypassing Lachin is expected to become operational in a matter of days.

European Commission urges for accelerating IGB’s launch

By
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.

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