Armenia to import more Iranian natural gas

March 24, 2014

Armenian Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Armen Movsisyan voiced his country's willingness to buy natural gas from Iran in the near future, Fars reported on March 23.

Movsisyan said Armenia would soon start negotiations with Iran on increasing gas imports from the Islamic Republic.

Armenia is willing to buy two billion cubic meters of gas from Iran per annum, he added.

The Armenian minister added that the issue of buying two billion cubic meters of gas would be discussed in a joint intergovernmental commission between the two countries on economic cooperation which would be held in Tehran in May.

Copyright: Fars, 2014