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Armenia wants more gas from Iran

10 October 2017 , 12:08Neftegaz.RU787

Iranian 1st Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said on October 9, 2017, that Yerevan has signaled keenness to buy more gas from Iran, adding the 2 countries have started talks on increasing Iran's gas exports to Armenia.

 

Speaking at a meeting between high-ranking Iranian and Armenian delegations in Tehran on Monday, Jahangiri praised Tehran-Yerevan ties as age-old and said the relationship between the people of the 2 countries is based on numerous commonalities shared by them.

 

He reiterated Iran's policy to deepen relations with neighboring countries and said Tehran sees no obstacle in the way to boost cooperation with the neighbors, Armenia in particular.

 

Jahangiri emphasized that fortunately, there are good bilateral relations at the level of ministries of the 2 countries and expressed the hope that the trip made by Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan to Iran would be a milestone in the history of bilateral relations.

 

Jahangiri also said various fields of gas, electricity, technical and engineering services, as well as transportation, can be among the areas of cooperation between the 2 countries.

 

The Armenian premier, for his part, pointed to some joint projects and stressed the need to eliminate problems hampering the implementation of the projects.

Karapetyan also emphasized that his country is prepared to boost the volume of bilateral trade with Iran remarkably.

 

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