(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 21. The Georgian
government is working a project in partnership with Azerbaijan to
build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, which was put on hold
in 2015, Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Economy and Sustainable
Development of Georgia Levan Davitashvili said at a briefing
following the government meeting on November 21, trend reports via
The terminal's LNG volume is supposed to be further exported to
the EU countries.
'Georgia and Azerbaijan launched a joint project with Romania
and Hungary back in 2015, which envisaged the gas supply from the
Caspian Sea to Europe through Georgia so that the gas would liquefy
in Azerbaijan and then sent to Romania. The mentioned project,
unfortunately, was suspended,' Davitashvili said.“However,
proceeding from current events, when Europe is especially
interested in alternative gas supply sources, and everyone is
talking about the energy diversification, this project has acquired
particular relevance this year”.
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