From the speech of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev at the Caspian Oil and Gas `95 Exhibition and Conference - Baku Sport & Exhibition Complex, 23 May, 1995

“...Our scientists, experts have discovered big oil and gas deposits in the Azerbaijani Sector of the Caspian Sea. We are ready to cooperate with the world’s biggest companies on joint development of those deposits. Azerbaijan is open to and for integrating into the world economy. We are ready to cooperate with any country and company interested in our country...”.