YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Turkmen’stan TV and radio have reported that Armenian President Robert Kocharian invited President of Turkmen’stan Saparmurad Niyazov (Turkmenbashi the Great) to pay an official visit to Yerevan. Armenian Ambassador to Turkmen’stan Aram Grigorian met with Turkmenbashi on the same day of the invite.
After the meeting–Grigorian said that Turkmen’stan plans to deliver about 2 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Armenia annually across Iran–given that the Iran-Armenia gas-pipe line is built.
The exact date of Turkmenbashi’s visit to Armenia is not scheduled yet. President Kocharian is expected to visit Tajikstan in April.