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Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to set up Energy Cooperation Council
20 February 2019 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU487
Astana, February 20 - Neftegaz.RU. «Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to set up Energy Cooperation Coordination Council,» Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev told at today's Majilis meeting, Kazinform reported.
«The framework agreement between the Governments of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan on energy cooperation provides for building the Coordination Council to consider bilateral energy cooperation. In our opinion, such a council will contribute to boosting further cooperation of the 2 states, taking into consideration that such an approach will let address many issues within bilateral trade of petroleum, gas, petrochemical products and in the sphere of energy,» Kazakh Minister of Energy added.
Uzbekistan is ready to buy up to 2mn tonnes of Kazakh oil every year, according to him. «Kazakhstan supplied more than 260,000 tonnes of oil to Uzbekistan in 2018,» said Bozumbayev while presenting the draft law in the Majilis.
Kanat Bozumbayev added that Kazakhstan was ready to further supply oil to Uzbekistan via Kenkiyak-Kumkol pipeline and then by rail tankers from Shagyr station.
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