Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan will put about 12 billion cubic meters in Europe in 2023

In 2021, the export of Azerbaijani gas to Europe was a little more than 8 billion cubic meters, this year it will reach about 12 billion cubic meters.

This was stated by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev during his speech at the opening ceremony of the gas interconnector Serbia-Bolgaria.

The head of state emphasized that this is 50 percent of the total exports of Azerbaijani gas. “By 2027, the volume of gas supplied to Europe should double, and we are confidently going to this purpose,” said the Azerbaijani leader.

According to him, the energy strategy of Azerbaijan is generally successfully implemented. “The projects initiated and implemented by us have largely changed the energy map of Eurasia. Oil pipelines of Baku-Tbilisi-Jahan, Baku-Sups today deliver Azerbaijani oil to the Mediterranean and Black Sea markets. Southern gas corridor is a large infrastructure project with a length of 3,500 kilometers, which makes a huge contributions In the energy security of Europe, ”the president said.

He emphasized that “Azerbaijan, in the true sense of the word, a reliable partner, is always faithful to the traditions of friendship and appreciates friendship.” “It is precisely the interests of many countries built on friendship, mutual understanding and strategic partnerships. Cooperation in the gas sector at the same time creates a solid foundation for large -scale regional cooperation,” added Ilham Aliyev.