BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 19. Lithuania helps
doubling the volumes of fuel provide from Azerbaijan to Europe,
chairman of the working group on Lithuanian-Azerbaijani
inter-parliamentary relations of the Seimas (parliament) of the
Republic of Lithuania Kazys Starkevichius, who was on a go to to
Baku, stated in an unique interview with Development.
” We held eight conferences through the go to to Azerbaijan. The
scenario on the planet, the post-conflict scenario within the South
Caucasus, Azerbaijan’s function in guaranteeing Europe’s vitality safety,
in addition to cooperation within the sphere of science, business and
agriculture have been among the many predominant matters of discussions. We talked
about cooperation between the EU and Azerbaijan within the vitality
sphere within the context of the Jap Partnership program. We
help doubling fuel provides from Azerbaijan to EU. On this
regard, there are prospects for cooperation between the ports of
Lithuania and Azerbaijan. They need to be related by way of the
transport system. Particularly, the Klaipeda port has a liquified
pure fuel terminal. Azerbaijan can ship fuel to this port,
wherefrom we are able to ship it to different European nations. Lithuania is
prepared to begin shopping for Azerbaijani fuel proper now,” stated
He went on so as to add that Lithuania pays nice consideration to
growth of renewables, specifically, photo voltaic vitality.
“Lithuania has a photo voltaic battery manufacturing plant and its merchandise
are aggressive with that of China. We are able to collectively with Azerbaijani
companions construct such a plant in your nation as nicely. Throughout the
discussions we additionally talked in regards to the participation of Lithuanian
firms within the course of of making a “inexperienced zone” in Karabakh.
Furthermore, Lithuanian firms can participate within the tasks in
such spheres as building, vitality and agriculture in Karabakh.
Our firms could implement their tasks in industrial parks in
this area,” Starkevichius defined.
He additionally talked in regards to the prospects for bilateral cooperation in
the sphere of transport.
“Lithuania is a significant participant in Europe’s transport system. EU is
now reconsidering the ideas of operation of the entire
transport system and there are plans to determine connections,
together with railway connections between Europe and Asia, the place
Azerbaijan can even play its function,” stated Starkevichius.
He famous that there are nice alternatives for collaboration in
agriculture as nicely.
“We are able to course of fruit and veggies from Azerbaijan and provide
them to Europe. Partnership between Lithuania and Azerbaijan is
essential for the financial system of each nations,” Starkevichius
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