“As a result of Heydar Aliyev’s wise view to the future, Azerbaijan has changed to transporting country to Europe”, the European Commission President Jose Manuel Barosso said in his video message at the 20th anniversary of the “Contract of the Century” and groundbreaking ceremony of South Gas Corridor, SIA reports.
According to Mr Barosso, Southern Gas Corridor will be 2,000 km-corridor after completion: “This is not only a pipeline, but also a geostrategical project. You contribute to our energy security. This will be the project of 21st Century. I thank Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. EU is able to develop cooperation with Azerbaijan. EU will support this project. As the friend of Azerbaijan, I will closely follow this project”.