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Thursday, 27 October 2016


Georgia to restore gas transit to Armenia in nearest days

2009-01-11 15:53

Georgia will restore supplies of Russian gas to Armenia in nearest Monday or Tuesday, said Shushan Sardaryan, the spokesperson of ArmRosgazprom, ITAR-TASS informs. 


According to Sardaryan, twenty-four-hour repair works are conducted at the damaged part of the gas pipeline.

At present moment the republic is supplied with fuel from underground gas storages, Sardaryan mentioned.

Every day 8.5-9 mln cubic metres of gas are taken, what, in fact, corresponds the demands of population and economy of the country.

It means that about 574 thousand gas consumers in Armenia feel no discomfort, the spokesperson underlined.

Let us remind that on Friday, at 12: 30 a.m. (Moscow time) Georgia stopped the transit of Russian gas to the republic.

Georgian side said that the stoppage is caused with emergency repair of the damages detected 43.4-66 kilometers of Kazakh- Saguramo main gas pipeline.

A group of ArmGazprom specialists departed to Gardabani district to reveal the cause of stoppage at site.

Gazprom, the Russian company, expressed readiness to assist Georgian side to restore gas supplies to Armenia as soon as possible.




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