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Thursday, 21 September 2017 12:00

Azerbaijan very close to completion of the Southern Gas Corridor project, - President

Azerbaijan very close to completion of the Southern Gas Corridor project, - President

“Azerbaijan is largely investing in East-West and North-South transportation corridors. Both routes crossing our country will be the shortest routes from East to West and from North to the South”, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said at the opening ceremony of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the press service of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

“Azerbaijan plays an important role on the global energy market. Being a reliable supplier of oil and gas to the international markets, Azerbaijan is providing energy security for many countries of the world. Today, Azerbaijan together with its international partners is very close to the completion of the Southern Gas Corridor project. This project of 40 billion USD of investments is one of the largest infrastructure projects of the world. Relatively recently Azerbaijan built 6 international airports, 11,000 kilometers of modern highways and roads. Azerbaijan has the biggest trade fleet in the Caspian Sea with 270 vessels. Modern shipbuilding yard of Azerbaijan is capable to build all types and sizes of ships. Azerbaijan is modernizing its railroad infrastructure. Absolute majority of our territory is covered by railroads. Next year we will inaugurate the international trade sea port which will be the biggest in the Caspian region”, the President of Azerbaijan said.

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Person in charge of the newsline: Fidan Isayeva 

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