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Armenia, Iran, Turkmenistan eye energy cooperation

Armenia, Iran, Turkmenistan eye energy cooperation

PanARMENIAN.Net - Sound political relations between Armenia, Iran and Turkmenistan allow for the deepening of bilateral economic ties, as well as establishment of a trilateral dialogue, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan said Monday, January 9.

Karapetyan met with Iran's envoy to Armenia Seyyed Kazem Sajjad and Turkmenistan's ambassador Muhammetniyaz Mashalov in Yerevan.

“We have the opportunity to increase trade turnover among the three countries, current meeting testifying to the importance of our cooperation,” the PM said.

The sides further discussed the prospects of Armenia-Iran-Turkmenistan cooperation in energy sector, in particular, also dwelling upon issues of energy resources supply and joint projects.

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