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EU Energy Chief Visits Turkey as U.S. Piles Pressure for Nabucco

ANKARA (Hurriyet)–The energy commissioner of the European Union started his visit to Ankara on Thursday, a day after the Azerbaijani leader, as the U.S. signals it wants the process of the Nabucco project to be accelerated. Andris Piebalgs met high-level Turkish officials, including President Abdullah Gul and Pprime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and was expected

Nabucco Not to Pass through Armenia, Says Azeri Official

BAKU (APA)–The Nabucco pipeline, transferring natural gas from Azerbaijan and Central Asia to Europe, will not pass through Armenia, the Azerbaijani Press Agency quoted an official as saying. The route of the planned pipeline has already been determined, the head of Azeri President Ilham Aliyev’s Public Policy Department, Ali Hasanov, said. "The Azerbaijani government has