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Azerbaijan's SOCAR and Romania's Romgaz to sign new gas deal

Azerbaijan's SOCAR and Romania's Romgaz to sign new gas deal

Romania is set to sign a new one-year contract to receive natural gas from Azerbaijan, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday after meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. The Romanian president said that on …

EU countries ask to finance additional gas from Azerbaijan

EU countries ask to finance additional gas from Azerbaijan

The European Commission was requested by four EU countries to allocate funds for developing infrastructure to get additional natural gas from Azerbaijan. These are Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, which do not have enough funds to develop their own gas transmission systems.

Azerbaijan starts gas supplies to Romania

Azerbaijan starts gas supplies to Romania

On January 1, Romania began to receive Azerbaijani gas in accordance with the agreement signed between SOCAR and Romgas S.A. on December 16 last year. Deliveries are carried out via the "Southern Gas Corridor" through the …

Azerbaijan and Europe speed up the green energy deal

Azerbaijan and Europe speed up the green energy deal

Since the signing of the "Contract of the Century" between Azerbaijan and 13 international energy companies in September 1994, Azerbaijan begun to export energy, particularly crude oil, to global energy markets

Ilham Aliyev arrives in Romania for working visit

Ilham Aliyev arrives in Romania for working visit

  President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived in Bucharest for a working visit at the invitation of President of Romania Klaus Iohannis. The head of state will attend a plenary meeting on the signing …

Azerbaijan to commence supplying gas to Romania

Azerbaijan to commence supplying gas to Romania

State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and Romania's Romgaz signed the agreement on supplying gas from Azerbaijan to Romania on December 16, SOCAR said. The agreement provides for the scheduled transmission of natural …

Azerbaijan and Georgia eye electricity exports to Europe

Azerbaijan and Georgia eye electricity exports to Europe

New energy projects linking the Caucasus with the EU are gaining momentum thanks to the Ukraine crisis.  Azerbaijan and Georgia are hoping to capitalize on their rising geopolitical significance and gain a new route to supply Europe with …

Romania to donate $300,000 to Georgia for defense

Romania to donate $300,000 to Georgia for defense

As the Romanian Foreign Ministry reported today, Bucharest is preparing to transfer about $1,4 million to NATO funds that finance the Alliance's partners defense capability. This money will be distributed among Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova …

Azerbaijani judoists win gold at tournament in Romania

Azerbaijani judoists win gold at tournament in Romania

Two Azerbaijani judoists have won gold medals at the open European Judo Tournament among adults, which is taking place in the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca. Today's winners of the tournament were Nazir Talibov (60 kg) and Telman …

Dodon believes Romania wants to absorb Moldova

Dodon believes Romania wants to absorb Moldova

Former Moldovan President Igor Dodon has revealed a plan in the works where the former Soviet republic would be swallowed up by Romania and warned of the danger of Moldova being dragged into a "bloody regional war." "The …

Ukrainian refugees put Europe under strain

Ukrainian refugees put Europe under strain

European countries have opened up to a flood of refugees fleeing conflict in Ukraine, and more than three months later they face growing challenges in confronting the largest refugee crisis since World War II

Free-floating naval mines reach shores of Romania and Turkey

Free-floating naval mines reach shores of Romania and Turkey

The International Maritime Organization has warned of the free-floating naval mines adrift in the Black Sea off Romania and Turkey as a result of the conflict in Ukraine and called for caution. "The [IMO] Secretariat has received …

Azerbaijani gymnasts win 5 medals at tournament in Romania

Azerbaijani gymnasts win 5 medals at tournament in Romania

The 21st Irina Deleanu Cup International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament in the capital of Romania, Bucharest has ended. Azerbaijani gymnasts took part in the competitions for children, pre-juniors and juniors. Representatives …

Romania recalls its gas reserves in the Black Sea

Romania recalls its gas reserves in the Black Sea

Romania’s government, spooked by Europe's refusal of Russian gas in connection with Russia’s special operation in Ukraine, moved this week towards passing legislation that could finally see it make the most of its vast Black Sea natural gas reserves

Car crashes into fence of Russian Embassy in Bucharest

Car crashes into fence of Russian Embassy in Bucharest

A private vehicle rammed the fence of the Russian Embassy in the Romanian capital on Wednesday morning. According to Radio Romania, the car subsequently caught on fire, the driver died. "This morning around 06:00 [local time] an …