Azerbaijani Minister of Industry and Energy Natig Aliyev has received new U.S. Ambassador Richard Morningstar yedterday.
During the meeting the sides discussed the prospects of cooperation in the energy sphere between Azerbaijan and the U.S, as well as energy security, spokesman for the Ministry of Industry Azer Mensimli told Trend today.
Previously, Morningstar was a special representative of the U.S. Department of State for Eurasian Energy.
Aliyev said that Morningstar's experience will open new prospects for cooperation between the parties.
The sides discussed Azerbaijan's role in the energy security of the region, the projects of Trans-Anatolian and Trans-Caspian gas pipelines.