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2008-09-05 03:00:12

Text of report by semi-official Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) website Iran opposed the passing of a pipeline through the Caspian Sea. Iranian Students News Agency correspondent reports that Mahdi Safari - foreign ministry deputy - told reporters in Baku [Azerbaijan] that the Iranian side is opposed to the commissioning of a pipeline in the depths of the Caspian Sea. This is because it can damage the environment. This diplomat reassured those present that Iranian and Russian soil can...

2008-08-14 06:00:42

Text of report by Azerbaijani website Day.az on 14 August 14 August: We decided today to resume operations of the South Caucasus gas pipeline (Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum), Tamam Bayatli, head of BP Azerbaijan's press service, has told Day.az. She said that the company was assessing the situation concerning the date of resumption of [operations of] the Baku-Supsa oil pipeline. BP Azerbaijan decided as safety precautions to suspend operations of the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum and Baku-Supsa pipelines...

2008-08-13 15:00:54

BAKU. Aug 12 (Interfax) - BP Azerbaijan has suspended the pumping of oil through the Baku-Supsa pipeline, which connects Azerbaijan with the Georgian Black Sea coast, the company told Interfax. "We have suspended the pumping of oil as a precaution over the events in Georgia. We are closely watching this situation and a decision on the resumption of pumping will be made depending on its normalization," the company said. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest...

2005-09-23 08:23:49

BAKU (Reuters) - The United States is to help its Caspian Sea ally Azerbaijan build a radar station on its border with Iran and another near Russia, a U.S. embassy official said on Friday. The Pentagon has said its aid is to help Azerbaijan's navy protect offshore oil deposits and to combat terrorism. Iran has been angered by U.S. military assistance to Azerbaijan in the past. "The United States has provided funds for the construction of radar stations in Astara, on the border with...


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