Asian Development Bank interested in Armenia-Iran railway, states the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Tigran Sargsyan. By the next year the cost-effectiveness and the full business plan will be presented. The total cost of the project estimated to cost of $ 1 bln. The Prime Minister expresses his hope to have a valuable step forward by that time.
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According to Zawya, Iran starts gas exports to Armenia by October 13, 2008. Iran plans to export average 1.1 billion cubic meters yearly, increasing the stream to 2.2 by 2019.
Stepan Safaryan, MP of Armenian opposition party Jarangutyun, expresses idea of necessity of participation of Iran in the Caucasus Union, which is planned to be formed in nearest future. The current structure including Armenia, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Russia is actually a 3+2 structure with Armenia and Russia partnership and Turkey-Georgia-Azerbaijan group. Aiming at equality of the voices it is necessary to include Iran in the partnership. This will equalize the rights and possibilities of the participation countries of the future Union.
Mehrnews announces Iran will start exporting gas to Armenia by 1 October 2008. Iran is going to provide about 1.1 billion cubic meters of gas. Accordingly Armenia will start exporting 3.3 billion kw/h of electricity a year. In the condition of blockade the gas supply from Iran is really an important factor for Armenia.