Armenia is looking to increase imports of natural gas from neighboring Iran after the two countries signed an agreement earlier this week.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has said Tehran and Hungary can enjoy peaceful nuclear cooperation.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Tehran is committed to nuclear deal and it is better that all the sides (P5+1 Group) remain committed to it as well.
Turkmen and the European Commission officials during a meeting in Brussels stressed the importance of the work under the Ashgabat Declaration meant for development of energy cooperation between Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey and the EU.
A modern technology called horizontal directional drilling (HDD) has been used for ensuring the crossing of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) through Albania’s Seman river, which is another first for the country, said the message on TAP’s website.
An unlikely coalition is emerging in Germany between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats and the opposition Greens. Increasingly, leading members of both parties want to stop the construction of a second pipeline that will transport gas directly from Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea.
The result of the US presidential election has no impact on the Islamic Republic’s policy, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said.
Commitment of Turkmenistan and Poland to expand economic cooperation was noted during a meeting with Poland’s Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Turkmenistan (with residence in Baku) Marek Calka in Ashgabat, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said in a message.
As President Vladimir Putin seeks to reinforce Russia’s position as a global power through nuclear saber-rattling and military campaigns in Ukraine and Syria, the next U.S. administration will need to both contain and cooperate with him. If played right, that may get easier in the years to come. The reason: The transformation of the world’s natural gas markets is weakening Moscow’s economic toolkit. And that will make Putin’s pipeline politics — his use of natural resources for foreign policy purposes — obsolete.
The Paris Agreement to combat climate change became international law on Friday — a landmark deal about tackling global warming amid growing fears that the world is becoming hotter even faster than scientists expected.