Russian diplomat: “Russia is not against Nabucco”

Russian diplomat: “Russia is not against Nabucco”
# 15 May 2009 10:20 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Lachin Sultanova – APA. “Moscow is not against the construction of Nabucco gas pipeline which will transport the natural gas from the Caspian basin to Europe bypassing Russia”, spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, APA reports quoting RIA-Novosty agency. Commenting on the joining of Azerbaijan and Georgia to the Nabucco project, the diplomat said main criterions of choosing the routes for transportation of hydrocarbon resources to the world market should not be politically motivated, the routes should be chosen for their economic usefulness, reliability and security. “The participation in the various international energy projects is a sovereign right of the countries. Azerbaijan’s support to the Nabucco project in Prague based on the Baku’s energy policy directed toward the diversification of the export routes”. The diplomat said Russia and Azerbaijan were working on the important energy projects within this process.
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