Azerbaijan and the European Union signed a “Memorandum of Understanding on Strategic Partnership in the field of Energy”. The document was signed by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyel in Baku on Monday.
Azerbaijan will be a crucial partner for Europe’s security of supply and on its way to climate neutrality, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said on Twitter. She noted that the EU is turning to more reliable energy suppliers.
“Today I’m in Azerbaijan to sign a new agreement. Our goal: double the gas delivery from Azerbaijan to the EU in a few years. Azerbaijan will be a crucial partner for our security of supply and on our way to climate neutrality,” the EU chief added.