Starting with the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan project in the field of energy, the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum projects with a major step forward for Azerbaijan-Turkey partnership, the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) and the continent does not start, emphasizing that exceeds said:
“We completed TANAP, the longest section of the Southern Gas Corridor, crossing Anatolia from one end to the other. Thus, we stood up for a great project that would deliver Azerbaijani gas to our country and Europe. With TANAP, we took another big step towards our goal of becoming a center country in energy, which is an important part of our National Energy and Mining Policy. At TANAP, which we completed in record time, 30 billion cubic meters of gas flowed since June 2018, 8,1. "
Dönmez reminded that the last link of the Southern Gas Corridor and the Trans-Adriatic Natural Gas Pipeline (TAP), which connects TANAP to Europe, started operations last month, and that TAP was given the first natural gas and 70 million cubic meters of gas for filling He stated that it was flowing.
Stating that commercial gas flow is expected in TAP in the near future, Dönmez said: “Thus, a very important step will be taken in terms of Europe's natural gas supply security. The silk road of energy will reach Europe. Today, Turkey will rivet the Azerbaijan partnership is a very important project. Continents and peoples knit with our natural gas pipeline linking the STAR refinery as our energy partnership, strengthened by huge investment, Nakhchivan-Turkey Natural Gas Pipeline with a deep sense will win. Mr. President gave promise to build a natural gas pipeline to the visit to Baku on February 25, 2020 in a short time in the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan from Turkey's Igdir. We are here today to sign the memorandum of understanding that will constitute the first step of this project. Hopefully, we will complete this pipeline as soon as possible, like other projects we have implemented together in the field of natural gas. "
New line will carry 500 million cubic meters of gas annually
Ministers Dönmez, Turkey and Nakhichevan Pipeline with uninterrupted access to the natural gas of living Azerbaijani Turks in Nakhchivan, underlining that the initiation of studies for the benefit seamlessly from natural gas comfort, "Our goal is to follow everywhere traces of our civilization and prosperity leads ancestors went to Nakhchivan natural gas to meet the comfort. Both us and the Ministry of Energy of Azerbaijan will do their best to realize the project. With the project to be realized in cooperation with BOTAŞ and SOCAR, Nakhchivan will get natural gas from our country. " he spoke.
Stating that Nakhchivan has a population of nearly 500 thousand and a natural gas consumption of 500 million cubic meters, Dönmez said, “With the gas that will be delivered to the region via Iğdır, one of the wounds caused by the Karabakh invasion will be healed. Thus, a safe natural gas supply will be provided to Nakhchivan as before the occupation of Karabakh. " said.
Dönmez, Nakhchivan-Turkey Pipeline, Iğdır Eastern Anatolia Natural Gas Main Transmission Line would be built through the exit area of the Natural Gas Pipeline continues.
Line up Nakhichevan to Sadarak starting from Igdir of Turkey section does not start the transfer will have 85 kilometers in length, he said: "Annual will have a 500 million cubic meter capacity pipeline, a daily that can carry 1,5 million cubic meters of natural gas. With our pipeline, we will be able to meet the natural gas demand of Nakhchivan today. Within the scope of the project, a measuring station will also be established in Iğdır Dilucu. The station, which will be built on a wide area of 20 thousand square meters, will ensure the flow balance of the line. Thus, natural gas will reach Nakhchivan in the safest way. "
Karabakh victory and Nakhchivan
Minister Dönmez emphasized that with the liberation of Karabakh from the occupation, an atmosphere of very strong stability started to blow in the region and stated that with the victory of Azerbaijan in Karabakh, the importance of Nakhichevan and the region increased.
Victories is not the occupation or refugees in the region, projects will not start striking arise in a region where the talk was finished by saying: "Turkey-Nakhchivan Natural Gas Pipeline in a stabilization project engendered by this victory. Our project will set the fire of Nakhchivan economy. Many initiatives and investments will open the way in the region. Turkey - Azerbaijan brotherhood of this project will become stronger and more strategic partnership. Our brothers from Nakhchivan will have uninterrupted natural gas in their homes, schools and hospitals. "
Şahbazov also emphasized that they are brother countries Azerbaijan and Turkey, brotherhood, trust each other, said common vision that will strengthen the relations between the two countries.
Reminding that natural gas is currently being sent to Nakhchivan via Iran, Shahbazov stated that Azerbaijani gas will directly reach Nakhchivan through this pipeline.
After the speeches, "Memorandum of Understanding on Natural Gas Supply to Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic" was signed.