Pipeline repairs in Georgia suspend Russian gas transit to Armenia
The transit of Russian gas to Armenia through Georgia has been suspended, the Georgian gas pipeline company of Georgia has warned ArmRosGazprom, Itar-Tass reported.
The delivery of gas to Armenia was suspended at 10:50 local time on Friday (coincides with Moscow time), the joint Russian-Armenian gas pipeline venture said.
The Georgian side plans to carry out repair work on the 67th and 68th kilometers of the trunk pipeline North Caucasus-Transcaucasia (having a diameter of 1,000 mm). It promised to complete the repairs within the tightest deadline.
Gas supply to retail consumers in Armenia will continue without restrictions with gas from the reserves, ArmRosGazprom said.