Trilateral agreement on gas exchange (SWAP) signed in Ashgabad among Azerbaijan, Iran, and Turkmenistan, will take into force on December 1, however, gas transportation on agreement will be started in late December, APA-Economics reports citing Mehr News.
The tripartite agreement signed in Ashgabat on November 28 is indefinite and will come into force on December 1. However, gas transfer is expected to start from December 22.
It is noted that Turkmenistan will transfer daily 5-6 mln cubic meters of gas to Azerbaijan by means of Iran, annual volume will be 1,5-2 bln. cubic meters.
Within the framework of SWAP agreement, Iran supplying Turkmenistan gas to Azerbaijan, will be able to meet its gas needs in 5 provinces.