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Azerbaijan Is Ready to Provide Europe With Emergency Gas Supplies

  • Europe is seeking alternative supplies should Russia cut flows
  • Any substantial shipments would require long-term contracts
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Azerbaijan is ready to supply Europe with some emergency gas should tensions between Russia and Ukraine disrupt shipments.

While additional exports wouldn’t be enough to replace top supplier Russia, the energy-rich nation can send more volumes to the continent, said Elin Suleymanov, Azerbaijan’s ambassador to the U.K. Still, any significant boost in volumes would require Europe to sign long-term gas contracts.