News.az: Azerbaijan's energy resources crucial for Europe – US envoy
The events unfolding in Ukraine again draw attention to the importance of energy resources of Azerbaijan. This was stated by U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Richard Morningstar at I International Caspian Energy Forum-2014 held in Baku on 23 April.
"I believe that Azerbaijan's cooperation with its partners and friends, including with the United States, in the development of energy was a move aimed at the future, as these resources are of great importance for Europe and other countries," said Morningstar.
The ambassador noted that the choice of consortium Shah Deniz regarding transporting Azerbaijani gas to Europe (Trans Adriatic Pipeline, TAP), the signing of the final investment decision on "Shah Deniz-2" set the stage for significant progress in the implementation of project "Southern Gas Corridor".