Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev to Visit Armenia April 7


YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will visit Yerevan on April 7 to attend a meeting of the Intergovernmental Council of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the head of Armenia’s government said on March 17.

According to Hovik Abrahamyan, also attending the gathering will be the prime ministers of other EEU member counties.

“During the meeting, we’ll discuss the possibility of paying for the Russian gas with rubles,” said Abrahamyan.

The Armenian official said talks with Russia over gas price reduction are still underway, with the Presidents of both countries having addressed the issue during a recent meeting.

The price of $165 for the imported 1000 cubic meters of gas will be preserved through April 1,. Armenia used to pay $189 for the same volume.