: :inin Kyiv (EET)

China, Russia Pursue Mongolia Gas Project

Less than a week after opening its first natural gas pipeline to China, Russia has mounted a new push for a second route through Mongolia to replace earlier plans for a line through Xinjiang. On Dec. 5, Russia and Mongolia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on a joint assessment for a feasibility study to pipe Russian gas through Mongolia to China, reports from the three countries said. Although the steps are preliminary, they have received high-level attention with a commitment to an accelerated time frame. The MoU followed meetings in Russia between President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, …read more

Source:: Radio Free Asia


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