Iran, India, Pakistan gas-pipeline talks likely to be held in January

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Tehran, Dec. 7 (ANI): India, Pakistan and Iran are likely to hold trilateral talks on the gas pipeline project in January.

Iranian Oil Minister's special representative for Peace Pipeline Project, Hojjatollah Ghanimifard, said that the talks might resume in January since India declared it is ready to resume trilateral talks on the venture.

He also referred to gas talks held between Iran and Pakistan in Tehran and said representatives of Gazprom, Russia's state-controlled gas producer, have taken part in talks.

Dialogues mainly focused on the Peace Pipeline operation agreement and main points of gas transit to India, he said.

Iran is to pipe its natural gas to Pakistan to meet the country's needs. The gas will be supplied from Iran's South pars field. (ANI)

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