"GAZPROM" REFUSES FROM IRAN-ARMENIA GAS PIPELINE

Yerevan, April 7. ArmInfo. "Gazprom" has refused from the gas pipeline
Iran- Armenia.

Within several hours, OJSC "Gazprom" has made corrections to the
information already published by the OJSC "Gazprom" Department for
Mass Media telling about an agreement with the Armenian Government
which determines the strategic principles of cooperation in the gas
and energy projects in the territory of the country for 25 years. The
new edition of the press release published by "Gazprom" official web
site contains no provisions on Iran-Armenian gas pipeline. The initial
press release submitted to Mass Media on April 6 was announcing that
the agreement provides for the CJSC "ArmRosgazprom" buying the
constructed 40 km section of Iran-Armenian gas pipeline and the fifth
power unit of Hrazdan TPP (Hrazdan-5) from the Armenian Government.
Besides, the initial press release was indicating that the CJSC
"ArmRosgazprom" is charged with the functions of the customer of the
second 197 km section of Iran-Armenian gas pipeline. Whereas, the new
edition tells only about the purchase of "Hrazdan-5."

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress