Visit of Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan, to José Manuel Barroso: joint press briefing
On 21 June 2013, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, received the visit of Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan, at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium.
Following their meeting they held a joint press briefing. On this occasion, José Manuel Barroso stressed the great progress achieved on Southern gas Corridor which will strengthen Europe's energy security. He underlined that Azerbaijan is a very important partner for Europe, especially in the energy field.
The discussions also focused on the development of EU-Azerbaijan relations in the context of the Eastern Partnership. SHOTLIST