Sunday, May 25, 2008

Presidents of Ukraine, Azerbaijan speak for press

Ukrainian-Azerbaijani talks, President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko and
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev held joint press availability.

In his
speech President Yushchenko informed that during the talks sides discussed
transit of Caspian oil through Odesa-Brody pipeline. According to him, preliminary
conclusions of a working group on technical parameters, such as calculations of
possible oil volumes, would be presented in the first part of July.

Aliyev from his part stressed that his country has always supported the idea of
exports diversification and expressed appreciation of the fact that the
discussion of the question has entered a new, more specific stage. “We have
political support from all countries, taking part in the project. It remained
for us to coordinate economic and technical details, to test it on practice and
to examine the results”.