Igdyr-Nakhchivan gas pipeline to be put into operation this year

16:33 - 14.05.2024

May 14, Fineko/abc.az. Igdyr-Nakhchivan gas pipeline is to be launched as soon as possible.

ABC.AZ reports that Turkish Minister of Energy & Natural Resources Alparslan Bayraktar stated about this at the signing ceremony of the Agreement on cooperation in the field of natural gas between Türkiye and Azerbaijan.

He pointed out that natural gas will be supplied to Nakhchivan through Türkiye this winter.

The minister added that according to the agreement signed today between the two countries, the Azerbaijani gas transported to Tükiye and Europe will be increased until 2030.

On September 25, 2023, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan laid the foundation of Igdir-Nakhchivan gas pipeline.

Completion of construction of the Azerbaijani section of Igdir-Nakhchivan gas pipeline is scheduled for May 2024, and the Turkish section for December 2024.