Russian Gas to Be Supplied to Third Countries Via Armenia


MOSCOW, JULY 15. ARMINFO. There are prospects of supplying Russian gas
to the markets of third countries en route via Armenia, said Russian
Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov during his meeting with his Armenian
counterpart Andranik Margaryan.

According to the agency “Neftegazovaya Vertikal,” M. Fradkov said that
Russia and Armenia will finish preparation for an agreement of
cooperation in the gas sphere soon. He said that cooperation in
construction of new gas pipes is currently under discussion. It should
be noted that the sides confirmed the intention of Russia and Armenia
to develop cooperation in all spheres of activity, Fradkov stated that
Russia and Armenia successfully cooperate in the economic sphere:
commodity turnover increased 30% as compared to the last year.
Besides, by the end of the year, regular session of the
Intergovernmental Commission for Trade-and Economic Cooperation will
be held, wherein issues of economic, humanitarian cooperation, in the
sphere of military and technical ties will be discussed, as well as
the issues related to payment of the debts under the project of
property purchase in Armenia by Russia.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress