Iran and Ukraine offer Armenia part in gas project

Iran and Ukraine offer Armenia part in gas project

Mediamax news agency
26 Jul 05


Tehran and Kiev offered Armenia to take part in the work of a
five-party committee studying the design and construction of a gas
pipeline from Iran to Ukraine.

This is said in a memorandum signed by officials from Iran and Ukraine
in Tehran on 25 July, Mediamax reports quoting Iranian media.

Commenting on the document, Iran’s Deputy Oil Minister Mohammad Hadi
Nezhad-Hoseynian announced that Ukraine wants to import 20 to 30bn
cubic metres of natural gas from Iran annually for domestic use.

Apart from this, the minister noted that Ukraine has also agreed to
allow Iran to use its infrastructures for the transit of 20bn cubic
meters of gas to Europe.

“Both sides have also decided to suggest that Armenia, Georgia and
Russia establish a five-party committee to study design and
construction of the gas pipeline from Iran to Ukraine,” Iran’s deputy
oil minister said.

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