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• 26.06.2007   PRESS-RELİZ No 22

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Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev headed to Poland Friday for a working visit.
At the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, the Head of State was seen off by Prime Minister Artur Rasizade, Chief of the Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev and Mayor of Baku Hajibala Abutalybov.
President Ilham Aliyev has arrived today in Krakow, Poland, for an energy summit.
At the Balice airport, the Azerbaijani leader was welcomed by Poland’s senior state and government officials
President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan, Victor Yushchenko of Ukraine and Mikhail Saakashvili of Georgia held trilateral meeting at the “Sheraton” Hotel in Krakow, 11 May.
In meeting, the Presidents discussed upcoming Baku Summit of GUAM leaders, the documents to be signed and other questions. The Heads of State stressed importance of cooperation in the framework of GUAMN, exchangeD views on future development of Organization, expansion of GUAM’s relations with international structures.
Presidents Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan, Mikhail Saakashvili of Georgia, Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine as well as deputy Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Kazakhstan Lyazzat Kiinov arrived at the historical Wawel Castle in Krakow to participate in the Energy Summit.
After the welcoming ceremony, Leaders of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania as well as Kazakh envoy partook in the Energy Summit’s first sitting entitled “Energy Security” to discuss prospects and state of energy cooperation among participating nations.
After the sitting, the Heads of States familiarized themselves with the Castle.
Later, the Leaders gathered for the second sitting entitled “Development Strategy of National Energy Sectors and Conception of Central Asia-South Caucasus-Central Europe Transport Corridor”. The event was opened by President of Poland Lech Kaczynski who greeted the Heads of States and representative of Kazakhstan, and touched upon the importance of the summit.
Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev addressed the sitting. The Head of State assessed the summit as an important international event, saying “we had a very fruitful and open discussions here today. We talked about future cooperation issues and are now continuing our discussions”. President Ilham Aliyev told of Azerbaijan’s participation in the global energy processes, country’s rapid economic development, increasing role in the region. With its increasing economic capabilities, according to him, Azerbaijan is an initiator and participator of global energy projects. The Head of State highlighted Azerbaijan’s enormous potential as Europe’s energy supplier with its capabilities to be increased in the future.
The other Heads of States made their remarks at the event.
A news conference on the results of Energy Summit took place on 11 May in Krakow, Poland.
Presidents Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan, Lech Kaczynski of Poland, Mikhail Saakashvili of Georgia, Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine, Valdas Adamkus of Lithuania, as well as Deputy Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Kazakhstan Lyazzat Kiinov took part at the event.
Opening the news conference, President Lech Kaczynski highlighted on results of the Summit, on which the participants have signed an official Communiqué.
President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus noted that the Communiqué includes questions of development of transport infrastructure, transportation of oil and gas to the European markets, cooperation of the Baltic, Black Sea and Caspian countries, integration to Europe.
The Joint Communiqué allows the countries attending the Summit to realize concrete projects, President of Poland said. President of Georgia gave high assessment to the role of Azerbaijan in energy question and as an example for regional cooperation produced interaction of the two countries. He expressed keenness of his country in transportation of the Caspian oil to Europe through the Georgia-Ukraine-Poland route. Currently the energy questions are pushed forward, President of Ukraine noted, expressing support for stance of Azerbaijan in energy security of the friendly counters.
Speaking at the news conference, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev thanked the President Lech Kaczynski for nice organization of the Summit. Head of the Azerbaijan State said there are good opportunities for regional cooperation. Energy security is one of the key issues in which Europe is interested. Azerbaijan has great potential in energy sector and makes notable contribution to regional co-op. There are new oil-and-gas fields in Azerbaijan and export pipelines for transportation of hydrocarbons, President Aliyev said, emphasizing that the country transports its natural resources to the European and world markets via different routes.
There is concrete work on cooperation in the energy sector, President Aliyev stated. The Joint Communiqué reflects positions of the countries on this matter. The regions of Caspian, Black Sea and Baltic become a common region, he underscored, expressing confidence that the documents signed with the European Union on cooperation in the energy sphere open large opportunities before Azerbaijan.
Representative of Kazakhstan noted that his country is fully right to transport its oil to the world markets in different routes.
Then, the Heads of State answered questions of media representatives.
Late the same day, President of Poland President Lech Kaczynski arranged a reception in honor of the Summit participants.
Visit of the Azerbaijan President to Poland is in success.
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