8 Jun 2023 13:52

Relevant Russian agencies to study Iran's idea of setting up gas hub involving Russia, Qatar, Turkmenistan - Deputy FM Ryabkov

ZVENIGOROD. June 8 (Interfax) - Relevant Russian agencies will closely analyze Iran's idea of setting up a gas hub involving Russia, Qatar, and Turkmenistan, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Thursday.

"We welcome initiatives that help deal with the energy security problem in a broad sense and contribute to continued development of Russian-Iranian relations, and in general, we are open to constructive ideas," Ryabkov told journalists in Zvenigorod outside of Moscow.

"Definitely, economic operators and the relevant executive federal agencies will thoroughly study this idea. We have close contacts with all the above-mentioned actors in this context," Ryabkov said.