Italian Foreign Minister to discuss in Baku the possibility of increasing gas supplies to Europe
On April 1, Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio arrives in Baku, the statement of the Italian Foreign Ministry. In Baku, he will meet with President Ilham Aliyev, Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, and Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov, with whom he will discuss issues of oil and gas supplies from Azerbaijan, according to Azerbaijan in Focus, reporting Turan News.
“These steps are being taken against the backdrop of Russian aggression against Ukraine and are aimed at accelerating the diversification of energy supplies,” the statement said.
The possibility of increasing gas supplies from Azerbaijan through the Trans-Adriatic Gas Pipeline (TAP) will be discussed. Minister Di Maio will also review with his interlocutors’ priority issues on the bilateral and regional agenda and will co-chair with his colleague Bayramov at the first meeting of the bilateral Strategic Dialogue.
From Baku, Minister Di Maio will leave for Yerevan, the report says.