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President Ilham Aliyev held several official meetings - PHOTOS

18 December 2013 [09:45] - TODAY.AZ
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received BP Group Chief Executive Robert Dudley.
They hailed development of the long-term cooperation between Azerbaijan and BP.

The Head of State and the BP Group Chief Executive noted the importance of the Shah Deniz 2 Final Investment Decision in terms of ensuring Europe’s energy security and expanding regional cooperation.

They praised the successful cooperation between SOCAR and BP, and discussed prospects for the cooperation.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Policy and International Affairs (PI) at the U.S. Department of Energy Jonathan Elkind.

Jonathan Elkind described the Shah Deniz 2 Final Investment Decision Signing Ceremony as an historic event.

The Head of State hailed the United States` support to the project.

They noted the energy cooperation between the two countries had been developing successfully, and hailed the implementation of the project under the leadership of Azerbaijan.

They also discussed other issues of mutual concern.

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has received Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino.

They hailed the Shah Deniz-2 Final Investment Decision Signing Ceremony, and noted Azerbaijan had taken critical political and economic measures in terms of implementation of the project.

They said that the project would play an important role in the European energy map and contribute to the diversification of energy resources.

They also discussed development of the Azerbaijan-Italy relations in a variety of fields, and the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama.
Albanian Premier Edi Rama hailed the excellent organization of the Shah Deniz 2 Final Investment Decision Signing Ceremony.

The Albanian PM noted the importance of the project in terms of developing cooperative relations among Azerbaijan and the Balkan states.

They also discussed how to expand bilateral ties between Azerbaijan and Albania in various directions, as well as investment making and energy.

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Azerbaijan`s President Ilham Aliyev has received European Union Commissioner for Energy Gunther Oettinger.

They stressed the importance of the Shah Deniz 2 Final Investment Decision Signing Ceremony.

President Ilham Aliyev hailed EU Commissioner for Energy Gunther Oettinger`s support for the implementation of the project.

The Head of State and Gunther Oettinger expressed confidence that the project would contribute to expanding relations among Azerbaijan and the European Union member countries, as well as ensuring European energy security.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

The Head of State said Azerbaijan and Bulgaria maintained strong cooperative relations.
President Ilham Aliyev noted there were big opportunities for developing bilateral bonds between the two countries in a variety of fields, including energy sector.

The Head of State expressed confidence that Shah Deniz 2 Final Investment Decision would play an important role in expanding the Azerbaijan-Bulgaria ties even further.

The Bulgarian Premier described the Shah Deniz 2 Final Investment Decision Signing Ceremony as an historical event, and the project as an energy corridor opening from Azerbaijan to Europe.
The Premier also noted that the project created good chance in terms of diversification of gas supply.

They also exchanged views on expansion of the bilateral ties in various fields even further.


President Ilham Aliyev receives BP Group Chief Executive Robert Dudley







President Ilham Aliyev receives U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary for Office of Policy and International Affairs






President Ilham Aliyev receives Italian FM Emma Bonino






President Ilham Aliyev receives Albanian Premier Edi Rama






Azerbaijani President receives EU Commissioner for Energy Gunther Oettinger






President Ilham Aliyev receives Bulgarian Premier Plamen Oresharski







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