Putin proposed to create a trilateral gas union
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed the creation of a trilateral gas union. This was stated by the Press Secretary of the President of Kazakhstan Ruslan Zheldibay.
On 28 November, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, during a meeting with the President of Kazakhstan, proposed creating a kind of trilateral union of Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
“During the talks in the Kremlin between the presidents of Kazakhstan and Russia, it was about creating a “tripartite gas union” consisting of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan in order to coordinate actions in the transportation of Russian gas through the territories of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan,” Ruslan Zheldibay noted.
"Presidents Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Vladimir Putin believe that it is necessary to hold detailed negotiations with the participation of experts from the three countries in order to find a rational solution to this issue, taking into account the interests of all interested parties," Zheldibai said.