YEREVAN, OCTOBER 12. ARMINFO. During their meeting in the United States Armenia’s Energy Minister Armen Movissyan and US Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman discussed the possibility of holding an Armenian-US energy forum.
The press service of Armenia’s Foreign Ministry reports that the forum will involve private organizations and financial structures for their supporting Armenia in the energy sector. Armenia hopes that the US will help it ensure the safety of its atomic power plant and develop sources alternative to it, Movsissyan said noting that the plant will be closed only after alternative sources are created.
Bodman said that the US will consider ways to support Armenia and is interested in the construction of the Iran-Armenia gas pipeline.