Georgia plays a vital role in the diversification of energy supplies, Italian Ambassador to Georgia Enrico Valvo said during a hearing at the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Italian Parliament, Report informs.

“In this regard, our efforts to reduce dependence on Russia are important, including facilitating the transportation of Azerbaijani gas to Italy, Greece or other countries,” the ambassador said.

The ambassador also touched upon the issue of expanding relations between Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia.