Turkmen, Armenian officials discuss energy ties

Turkmen TV Altyn Asyr channel, Asgabat, Turkmenistan
Feb 11 2009

Turkmen, Armenian officials discuss energy ties

The first meeting of the joint Turkmen-Armenian inter-governmental
commission on economic cooperation was held in Asgabat today.

The delegation members headed by Armenia’s energy and natural
resources minister, [Armen Movsisyan], then had a meeting with the
deputy chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan. During
the meeting, the Armenian guests were provided with a detailed
information on achievements made under the leadership of the esteemed
president in the country’s oil and gas sector.

They also were closely familiarized with the implementation of
construction projects in Turkmenistan. They were briefed about the
work of major power generating facilities operating in the country and
on the distribution of electricity among domestic consumers as well as
on its sale to foreign countries under bilateral agreements.

In this regard, the guests explored the possibility of purchasing
Turkmen electricity and importing it into Armenia.

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