Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Romania’s former ambassador to Georgia: “Russia should not impede the operation of Azerbaijan-Georgia-Romania transit energy corridor”

Baku. Nijat Mustafayev – APA-ECONOMICS. Russia should not impede the operation of Azerbaijan-Georgia-Romania transit energy corridor, said Constantin Girbea, executive director of Black Sea University Foundation (Romania), Romania’s former ambassador to Georgia, APA-ECONOMICS reports.

“Russia’s activity should not be directed against Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline, Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline, as well as Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA) transport corridors, because all these corridors are of great importance for Europe,” he said.

Constantin Girbea underlined that Romania and European Union supported stability in the South Caucasus.
“Energy supply of Europe depends on ensuring peace and stability in the South Caucasus”, he said.

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