“The Southern Gas Corridor is one of the world’s largest infrastructure projects,” Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has told the 9th Summit of the Developing Eight Organization for Economic Cooperation (D-8) in Istanbul. The head of state emphasized that Azerbaijan is the initiator and active participant of a number of international projects.
“Today jointly with our partners we implement the Southern Gas Corridor project. It is one of the world’s largest infrastructure projects. Azerbaijan and Turkey signed an agreement on TANAP gas pipeline, which is the main part of the Southern Gas Corridor, in Istanbul in 2012 and this pipeline will be launched next year,” said President Ilham Aliyev.