Iran: Tehran and Baku discuss shipping co-op

Iranian Ports and Shipping Organization officials during a visit to Baku discussed prospects of bilateral cooperation with their Azerbaijani counterparts. The Iranian delegation was led by Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization Jabar Jalilian, while the Azerbaijani side was represented by Rauf Valiyev, the chairman of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company. The sides discussed cooperation…

Turkey: SOCAR to create chemical industrial park

SOCAR Turkey Enerji A.S., a subsidiary of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR, wants to create a chemical industrial park, Hayati Ozturk, chief advisor of SOCAR Turkey Enerji A.S., said. Ozturk said that creation of a chemical industrial park was an innovation for Turkey. He noted that the demand for chemical products was increasing in Turkey…

Germany: safe gas transit through Ukraine and expansion of cooperation with alternative suppliers in priority

Maintaining safe gas transit through Ukraine, expansion of cooperation with gas suppliers that are alternative to Russia are priorities for Germany, Minister of State for Europe at the German Federal Foreign Office Michael Rothousand has stated. “Russia will continue to play an important role as a gas supplier. It is expected that Germany in the…