"We highly evaluate energy cooperation with Azerbaijan," said the Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Dr. Karen Donfried at the press conference, APA reports.
He noted that due to the Russian-Ukrainian war, today Azerbaijan plays a more important role in energy security.
"I would like especially to mention the role of the Southern Gas Corridor in the energy security of Europ," said Karen Donfried.
He deeply thanked Azerbaijan for its support in Afghanistan: "Withdrawing NATO troops and US troops from Afghanistan has been difficult and painful. Azerbaijani servicemen stayed with us and the US army until the end. We appreciate it!