Armenia and Iran ready to sign memorandum for gas transit
Iran and Armenia have initiated a memorandum of understanding for the transit, sale and purchase of gas, the press service of Armenia’s Ministry of Energy, Infrastructure, and Natural Resources said.
The representatives of Armenia’s Energaimpex company and the National Iranian Gas Export Company signed a preliminary document authorizing the purchase of more Iranian natural gas during a visit to Iran on October 31 and November 1.
The memorandum will be submitted soon for the final approval by the parties.
The Armenian Energy Ministry said that its delegation, led by Deputy Minister Hayk Harutiunian, discussed prospects of transiting Iranian gas to third countries via Armenia with Iran’s deputy oil minister and a senior National Gas Export Company representative, RFE/RL reports.