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Negotiations with Gazprom Continue: Kakha Kaladze Holds Meetings

Kakha Kaladze, Vice Premier and Energy Minister will hold a business meeting with the management of Gazprom in Vienna on Wednesday.

According to Georgia’s Energy Ministry, the following issues are being discussed at the meeting: gas transit in Armenia, monetization of transit fees and acquiring of additional gas volume from Gazprom for the commercial sector.

As for Kakha Kaladze’s views on this subject, Georgia needs extra gas volume during the pick consumption, while it is impossible to accept additional volume from Azerbaijan at this stage due to technical problems. The matter concerns the gas pipeline with the capacity of 300-400 million cubic m, Running through Georgia.