(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 3. The US
may invest in Azerbaijan's green energy production and exports,
said US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy in the
Bureau of Energy Resources Laura Lochman at the meeting of the
Advisory Council of the Southern Gas Corridor in Baku, trend reports.
She noted that the parties aim at further developing
cooperation and that US President Biden supports the issue of gas
exports from the Caspian Sea to Europe.
'The US has supported and will continue to support the
Southern Gas Corridor project to ensure the energy security of its
European partners. This corridor is a very important project for
Europe, and Azerbaijan plays a leading role in ensuring energy
security,' she said.
In addition, Lochman noted that the Southern Corridor
plays a crucial role in strengthening not only the energy but also
the political security of Europe.
'It creates opportunities for cooperation between many
countries, which, using this opportunity, can ensure their economic
growth. The US will continue to support the transportation of
natural gas produced in the Caspian Sea to Europe and help
Azerbaijan in this,' she said.
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