An exclusive interview of the Senior editor of Pirmais Biznesa radio (First Business Radio) in Riga, Latvia Mr. Aris Jansons.
LONDON — Russia has reiterated its commitment to investing tens of billions of dollars in Hungary's energy sector, despite the ongoing European sanctions against Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin backed the deal Tuesday after hosting Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the Kremlin.
Orban said his country's relationship with Russia was of great importance.
Romania has the potential to be a regional energy platform with an essential contribution to the energy security in the region and in Europe, Romanian president Klaus Iohannis said in his opening speech at the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Bucharest.
Iran could hold talks with Washington only if US President Donald Trump returned to the international agreement, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in the interview published on September 15.
The US supports the construction of a gas pipeline providing the transportation of Azerbaijani gas from the Shah Deniz field to Europe, the US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said.
China imported 94.6 billion cubic metres of natural gas in 2017, both through the Central Asian gas pipeline and the China-Myanmar gas pipeline from Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Myanmar.
Despite some skepticism of a number of politicians and experts regarding the construction of the Trans-Caspian gas pipeline (TCP) from Turkmenistan to Azerbaijan through the Caspian sea, the chances of the project’s implementation are now impartially much greater than before the signing of the agreement on the legal status of the Caspian sea in August.
In the form of nuclear tests.
The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline can become a collision point in transatlantic relations, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Unity) believes.
Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) will strengthen Turkey’s energy security and contribute to the diversification of energy sources, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey Alparslan Bayraktar said.