OREANDA-NEWS. May 7, 2008.  The Israeli government does not rule out a possibility of import of Azeri natural gas in the prospect.

At a Caspian Integration Business Club (CIBC) session the Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan, Artur Lenk, said that over the last few years Israel imports oil from Azerbaijan.

“Azerbaijani and Israeli experts have regular meetings and cover the issue of export of Azeri gas to Europe. In this connection we are also expect possible export of Azeri gas to Israel,” Mr. Lenk said.

In 2005 volume of Israeli export to Azerbaijan totaled \\$5.4 million, 2006 – \\$28 million and 2007 – already \\$82 million.