The Southern Gas Corridor connects our countries and contributes to the development of an entire region.

APA reports that the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said this on January 26 when he accepted the credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Greece to our country Christos Kapodistrias.

The head of state noted that Greece plays the role of a transit country in the delivery of Azerbaijani gas to other European countries.

President Ilham Aliyev recalled with pleasure his participation in the opening ceremony of the interconnector between Greece and Bulgaria and emphasized the importance of this project's contribution to Europe's energy security.

The head of state said that there are ample opportunities for the development of cooperation between our countries in energy as well as in other fields.