Vardan Oskanyan, Armenian Minister of exterior, said Armenia has set the goal to join Trans-Caspian gas pipeline and already started serious conversations with the USA.
Trend reports with reference to Mediamaz agency that in his interview published today in Armenian Aykakan Zhamanak, Oskanyan said the goal of Trans-Caspian gas pipeline is supply of gas from Central Asian countries and Azerbaijan to Europe through our region. "Standard bearers in this program are the USA and the EU", - minister said.
"In the event of the project execution Armenia will possess three gas supply sources from Russia, Iran and Central Asia",- Oskanyan stressed.
Alongside, the minister opined that sale of 5 power block at Razdan head power plant to Russia would not adversely influence Armenian policy in respect of power sources diversification.
"These facilities are located in Armenia and the owner is unable to take them away. Moreover, these facilities are privatized or handed over at very strict terms", - Oskanyan said.