Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has told Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev that his country has advanced in the construction of gas links with neighboring states.
Plevneliev informed his counterpart that the Bulgaria is poised to complete the construction of the gas link with Romania and is to start building the interconnection with Greece.
Separately, Sofia is working to mark progress in the interconnection projects with Serbia and Turkey, the Presidency quotes Plevneliev as saying.
Bulgaria and Azerbaijan are also willing to deepen ties in energy, technology, pharmaceutics, and food production, according to the two heads of state.
Gas interconnectors, which Plevneliev discussed with Aliyev during his visit to Baku on Thursday, are essential to Bulgaria as the country is willing to be supplied with gas from the so-called Southern Gas Corridor.
The two heads of state on Thursday agreed that construction the Southern Gas Corridor, a system of pipelines aimed at delivering natural gas from Azerbaijan to Turkey and also to the Adriatic via Greece and Albania, is going according to plan, regardless of difficulties caused by low gas prices.
Sofia News Agency