(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 3. The
Ionian-Adriatic Pipeline (IAP) is an example of successful
cooperation with Azerbaijan, Kristina Celic, Director General for
Energy at the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of
Croatia, said at the ministerial meeting of the Southern Gas
Corridor Advisory Council held in Baku, trend reports.
'I would like to emphasize the importance of the Ion-Adriatic
Pipeline project, which is the main reason for my visit to
Azerbaijan today. This is an example of successful cooperation
between the four countries that will ensure gas supplies from the
EU border to Southeastern Europe, thanks to Azerbaijan's foresight
in transporting gas to Europe,' she said.
IAP can be connected to the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) to
transport gas to many countries in South-East Europe.
The pipeline with total length of 516 kilometers will stretch
from Albania through Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, to
split in Croatia.
The capacity of the pipeline will amount to five billion cubic
meters of gas per year.
TAP has already signed memorandums of understanding and
cooperation with the developers of this project, in particular with
companies of Plinacro (Croatia), BH-Gas (Bosnia and Herzegovina),
Geoplin Plinovodi (Slovenia), as well as with the governments of
Montenegro and Albania.
There has been created a TAP-IAP joint working group that
gathers regularly to synchronize the timing of both pipeline
projects and coordinate the technical issues of
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