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Armenian Energy Minister stresses continued collaboration with Iran
Armenian Energy Minister Armen Movsisian underlined the need for continued cooperation between his country and Iran, IRNA reported.
China to Get Gas From Turkmenistan’s Giant Field
Gas from Turkmenistan’s largest gas condensate field will flow to China, national gas company Turkmengaz CEO Kakageldy Abdullayev said on Wednesday.
India leads Asian cuts in Iran oil imports ahead of sanctions waiver
India has slashed Iranian oil imports by almost a fifth since December, the sharpest cut among Asian buyers, in a move that should increase its chances of winning a new US waiver next month on sanctions targeting oil trade with Iran.
Assad foes must come to Syria meeting without conditions
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday it is crucial for Syrian opposition envoys to engage in peace talks without setting preconditions, apparently referring to demands for President Bashar al-Assad's removal.
Nabucco transit countries adopts joint declaration
The governments of Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey at the fifth Nabucco Committee on Tuesday adopted a joint declaration, where they stressed the potential of Nabucco pipeline to supply the energy markets of the Western Balkans and the Visegrad group countries (Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary), Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH reported.
Turkmenistan to intensify diversification of gas supplies to world markets
At present, Turkmenistan is operating to diversify its natural gas supplies to the world markets as being one of the most important priorities of the energy policy of the country, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov told the participants at the fourth International Gas Congress which opened in Ashgabat today.
Turkey invests big in nuclear power
While other EU countries are increasingly investing in renewables, Turkey is planning three new nuclear power stations. The country's aim is to turn from being a net importer to a net exporter of energy.
Fearing Afghan Instability, Russia Considers Border Troops
Russia, predicting instability once NATO-led troops withdraw from Afghanistan by the end of next year, is considering deploying border guards on the Tajik-Afghan border, Moscow's envoy to Kabul said.