Italian President: Southern Gas Corridor is exceptionally vital for Europe
“Southern Gas Corridor and natural gas of the Caspian Sea are exceptionally vital for Europe,” said Italian President Sergio Mattarella during a press conference with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Baku.
“Apart from our excellent cooperation in the field of energy, we also discussed opportunities and the importance of partnership in other areas. We spoke of Italian companies’ work in Azerbaijan. We appreciate both Italy`s and Azerbaijan’s efforts in the Southern Gas Corridor and affirm that both sides will work to find ways of addressing these issues of common interest because the Southern Gas Corridor and the Caspian Sea region, gas from the Caspian Sea are very important to Europe,” the Italian President said.
“Italy attaches great importance to and welcomes Azerbaijan`s diversifying its economy. We hope that Italian companies may build their work in other sectors beyond energy in Azerbaijan,” Sergio Mattarella added.