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Hungary could start taking deliveries of Azerbaijan gas from 2023

Christian Fernsby |
Hungary could start taking deliveries of 1 billion to 2 billion cubic meters of gas from Azerbaijan from 2023, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said after a meeting of the Hungarian Azerbaijani intergovernmental joint committee in Budapest yesterday, Hungarian news agency MTI reports.

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Azeri gas could be delivered to Hungary from various sources through various routes, Szijjártó said.

Construction of the Southern Gas Corridor is nearing completion, and Azerbaijan wants to boost its production which could soon reach an annual 45 bln cubic meters, he added.

Azerbaijan wants to expand its delivery capacity to more than 30 bln cubic meters a year, he said.

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