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Gazprom ready to start talks on resuming Turkmen gas imports

Russia’s Gazprom is ready to discuss restarting gas imports from Turkmenistan, Chief Executive Alexei Miller has said
By Staff reporter 10 October 2018 0 32850

Russia’s Gazprom is ready to discuss restarting gas imports from Turkmenistan, Chief Executive Alexei Miller said in an interview broadcast on Turkmen TV channel Vatan on Wednesday.

Following talks with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov, Miller said Gazprom would begin “concrete, substantive negotiations” on resuming purchases of Turkmen gas.

“We’re very pleased that in Turkmenistan Gazprom is seen as a reliable partner for the implementation of major projects […] But right now the priority issues that we need to resolve […] are issues concerning purchases...