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Greek Energy Minister: 'Greece Supports Construction of TAP, IGB Pipelines'

The Greek government will support the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and the Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) pipeline and will work for the swiftest possible completion, Productive Reconstruction, Greek Environment and Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis said on...

Greece to Support Trans Adriatic Pipeline for Natural Gas

The new government of Greece will support the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) for the transport of natural gas, but in a way that will maximize Greece's benefits from the project, Energy Minister Panayiotis Lafazanis said on Tuesday. The Greek...

New Azeri Gas Pipeline to Pass Through Greece

Greece and other eastern European countries may be looking for alternatives after Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to scrap a pipeline bypassing Ukraine, according to Bloomberg. The alternative is a new Azeri pipeline. The eastern European region has suffered...

Azerbaijani Culture Days Open in Athens

Azerbaijan's First Lady and President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Mehriban Aliyeva, attended meetings and a joint dinner with head of the Greek delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Dora Bakoyannis, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO Marianna...

Will Russian Tension Affect Gas Supply to Greece?

Forbes magazine said in an article that Greece is one of the countries that has appealed to the European Union for assistance, since its reliance on Russia's natural gas may result in energy shortages this coming winter. According to the article, this...

SOCAR Acquires Slice of Greek DESFA

Socar (the state oil company of Azerbaijan) has acquired a 66% share in the Greek natural gas transmission network operator (DESFA). This agreement is significant in terms of gas supplies to Europe from Azerbaijan. The President of Socar, Rovnag Abdullayev will arrive...

Greek PM's Plane Forced to Land

The Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras along with his associates, were expected to fly to Baku, Azerbaijan, this evening. However his plane showed mechanical problems and was forced to land at the Elefsina airport. After engineers performed a check on...

SOCAR Starts Negotiations on Privatization of DEPA with Greek Government

SOCAR and Greek government have started the negotiations on privatization of Greek gas company DEPA, said President of SOCAR Rovnag Abdullayev, APA-Economics reports. To him, Azerbaijan is on the threshold of purchase of a large gas company: ‘All the issues...

Azerbaijan, Greece Co-operate On Tourism

Seeing Azerbaijan conducting aggressive ad campaigns to lure tourists, Greece is planning to work together on tourism programs. That came as Greek Foreign Minister Avramopoulos went to Baku. He said in an interview with the Azerbaijan Press Agency that one...

Azerbaijan Chooses Hellenic Studies Despite the Crisis

At the current time, Greece's image around the world is rather negative but young Azeris don't forget the country's perennial cultural offer and have decided to study Greek culture and history at the Baku Slavic University. Azeris first discover references...