Gas transit from Russia to Armenia stopped due to accident on gas pipeline in Georgia
Georgia, Tbilisi, March 10 /Trend N.Kirtzkhalia/
Flow of Russian gas to Armenia stopped due to the damage on the pipe, which occurred last night in Georgia, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Georgia Alexander Khetaguri told reporters on Saturday.
Khetaguri and CEO of Oil and Gas Corporation of Georgia are at the place of the accident.
The minister said connecting seam of 114-kilometer gas pipeline is damaged, which is caused by a landslide.
"Workers of Oil and Gas Corporation of Georgia has already begun to work and damage will be eliminated until Tuesday," Khetaguri said.
Khetaguri stressed that there is no problem in gas supply to the population of Georgia, as this pipeline is used to transport gas from Russia to Armenia.