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2008-07-14 12:00:54

Text of report by Hungarian privately-owned liberal newspaper Nepszabadsag website, on 14 July [Commentary by Tibor Kis: "Dry Nabucco"] As things stand today, the chances for the construction of the Nabucco international gas pipeline are as high as European Commission President Jose Barroso being the lead singer in a Verdi opera at La Scala. Public opinion has so far been content to believe that it is at this end of the pipeline that major trouble flares up. From now on, ever since...

2008-07-13 15:00:24

Text of report by Russian newspaper Gazeta, owned by metals magnate Vladimir Lisin, on 7 July [OSC Translated Text] [Article by Nikolay Vardul: "Going down Putin's path" - taken from HTML version of source provided by ISP] [Russian President] Dmitriy Medvedev has conducted a tour of the capitals of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, and Kazakhstan. According to the official theory, his visit was completely a protocol one. In reality, even the tour route itself suggests that hidden behind the...

2008-07-04 21:00:19

ASHGABAT. July 4 (Interfax) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has spoken in favor of the speedy implementation of the Caspian gas pipeline project. "We are speaking of the speedy implementation of the agreement on the construction of the Caspian gas pipeline and the expansion of gas networks in Central Asia," he said during talks with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow in Ashgabat. "Both Turkmenistan and Russia are strictly fulfilling their commitments in the sphere of fuel...

2008-07-04 21:00:19

ASHGABAT. July 4 (Interfax) - An agreement on the construction of the Caspian gas pipeline will come into force shortly, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said. "The intergovernmental agreement on the Caspian gas pipeline will come into force shortly when all countries complete internal procedures," he said after talks with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedow in Ashgabat. Medvedev also said work would continue on the four-sided agreement on rebuilding the existing gas...

2008-07-04 21:00:19

ASHGABAT. July 4 (Interfax) - An agreement on the construction of the Caspian gas pipeline will take effect in the near future, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said. "The intergovernmental agreement on the Caspian gas pipeline will take effect in the near future after all countries complete domestic procedures," Medvedev said after talks with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow in Ashgabat on Friday. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest Information...

2008-07-04 21:00:19

ASHGABAT. July 4 (Interfax) - Russia does not anticipate any problems with the Caspian gas pipeline project, Sergei Prikhodko, aide to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, told reporters in Ashgabat. Russia should complete its pipeline agreement ratification procedures "in the very near future," Prikhodko said. "We do not foresee any problems with implementing this project: the necessary contractual and legal basis is in place, the required surveying work has been performed, and there are no...

2008-07-04 09:00:39

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency RIA Novosti Asgabat, 4 July: Construction of the Caspian gas pipeline will make it possible to increase the amount of gas supplied from Turkmenistan to Russia, says a joint statement made by the leaders of the two countries on the result of the talks [between presidents Dmitriy Medvedev and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow]. "There is a high-level partnership between the fuel and energy sectors of the two countries, which carry out and project the...

2008-07-04 09:00:39

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Asgabat, 4 July: Turkmenistan is not going to take part in the construction of Nabucco gas pipeline network, Sergey Prihodko, the Russian president's aide told journalists today. "Our Turkmen colleagues, during talks with us, have not mentioned Nabucco at all," he said. "Perhaps, Nabucco project as well as its implementation are just virtual dreams of European officials," Prihodko says. Nabucco, a 3,300-km gas pipeline project,...

2008-07-04 03:00:22

Text of report in English by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 3 July: Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev will discuss with his Turkmen colleague Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow cooperation in the energy sphere. The Russian head of state will pay an official visit to Turkmenistan on 4-5 July. "The main attention during the visit will be given to bilateral relations, cooperation in the fuel and energy sphere," Russian presidential aide Sergey Prikhodko told ITAR-TASS. According to him,...

2008-06-27 21:02:28

ASHGABAT. June 27 (Interfax) - The construction of a gas treatment plant, which will supply the transnational gas pipeline running from Turkmenistan to China, has been started at one of the most promising gas fields, Samandepe, located on the right bank of the river Amudarya. The modern industrial complex with a capacity of 5 billion cubic meters of gas will be constructed by the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), which has been exploring the contract territory of Bagtyyarlyk for...