Azerbaijan and Greece

First gas introduced into Greek section of TAP

First gas introduced into Greek section of TAP

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG started to introduce the first natural gas into a 2 km section of the pipeline in Greece between the Evros river and the Kipoi compressor station, according to the TAP AG consortium. "This …

UNEC holds first Graduation Day in Greece

UNEC holds first Graduation Day in Greece

First Graduation Day of the joint master's program of Western Macedonia University with Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) was held in Kastoria, Greece, and diplomas were presented to the graduates. At the …

Gymnastics arena is great in Baku, Greek team says

Gymnastics arena is great in Baku, Greek team says

The national gymnastics arena in Baku is perfect for such an important international tournament as the World Championship, the Greek group team members said today in an interview with the Vestnik Kavkaza correspondent after the qualifying …

Ilham Aliyev congratulates Greek counterpart

Ilham Aliyev congratulates Greek counterpart

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has congratulated President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos, AzerNews reported. "On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I …

Famous Greek musician to perform in Baku

Famous Greek musician to perform in Baku

The concert of the artistic director of the Athenian Opera Theater, performer on the ancient stringed lyre instrument Nikos Ksantulis will be held in Baku. The event, organized within the Pearls of Ethnic Music project, …

US envoy to Greece: TAP is real project

US envoy to Greece: TAP is real project

The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project represents a key contribution to the goal of energy diversification, the US ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt said. "TAP is a real project, unlike some of other …

SOCAR to sell 17% DESFA shares to Italian Snam

SOCAR to sell 17% DESFA shares to Italian Snam

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) will sell 17% of shares in DESFA to the Italian company Snam, the Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev said. According to him, Greek side has promised that the issue of DESFA will …

SOCAR’s stake in DESFA may reduce to 41%

SOCAR’s stake in DESFA may reduce to 41%

SOCAR will be able to keep for itself no more than 41% of the shares after all potential buyers (Fluxys, ENAGAS, Snam) for a 17% stake, set for sale by SOCAR under the European Commission’s pressure, declined from the deal, APA reports. …

 Date of second meeting on Southern Gas Corridor announced

Date of second meeting on Southern Gas Corridor announced

The second meeting of the Advisory Council on the Southern Gas Corridor is scheduled for February 29 in Baku. The first meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council was held on February 12 in Baku, the Ministry of Energy of Azerbaijan …

Ilham Aliyev meets with Greek Foreign Minister

Ilham Aliyev meets with Greek Foreign Minister

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Nikolaos Kotzias, yesterday. During the meeting the head of state expressed ...

Greek Foreign Minister arrives in Baku

Greek Foreign Minister arrives in Baku

Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Kotzias is on an official visit to Azerbaijan. Kotzias will hold meetings with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov, members of the Azerbaijan-Greece …

SOCAR ready to cede 16% of DESFA

SOCAR ready to cede 16% of DESFA

The President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan, Rovnag Abdullayev, expressed the readiness to discuss the possible sale of 16% share in Greek DESFA gas transmission system operator. He said that while no agreement has …

SOCAR resuming DESFA talks

SOCAR resuming DESFA talks

Next week, the Greek government will resume talks with Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR on the sale of a controlling interest in Greece’s gas transmission system operator DESFA, the productive ...