Iran Says Shipments of Turkmen Gas Return to Normal Levels

Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Shipments of natural gas to Iran from Turkmenistan have returned to normal levels, the state-run Fars news agency reported, citing Iranian ambassador to Ashgabat, Mohammad-Mousa Hashemi.

Daily imports from Turkmenistan dropped to as little as 6 million cubic meters since Feb. 1, less than the contracted volume, the agency reported yesterday. Iran imports as much as 30 million cubic meters of gas a day from its neighbor, according to today’s report.

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