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Iran prepared to boost gas export to Armenia
04 March 2019 , 17:30Neftegaz.RU4801
Teheran, March 4 - Neftegaz.RU. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced Iran’s preparedness to enhance gas exports to neighboring Armenia. He made the remarks in a joint press conference with visiting Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan after signing 2 MoUs.
«The 2 countries have enough motivation and will to deepen relations,» said Rouhani while expressing satisfaction over relations between Iran and Armenia. Referring to cooperation in gas and electricity, as well as completion of Khoda Afarin Dam, Rouhani said, “Iran is willing to cooperate in Armenia’s north-south road”.
He also mentioned cooperation in optical fiber connections and data transmission, saying, «both countries are willing to have more cooperation in ICT sector.» «In addition to bilateral economic relations, we agreed on the connection of electricity between Iran, Armenia and Georgia, and then with Russia,» Rouhani noted.
He further added, «regarding increasing gas exports, we are prepared to negotiate for the export of gas through Armenia to Georgia, as well as the connection of the Persian Gulf to the Black Sea through Armenia and Georgia.»
Nicol Pashinyan also said, «Cooperation in energy is very important for us, and fortunately, Iran has announced readiness for increasing its gas export».
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