Iran views Turkmenistan-India gas pipeline as unlikely: report

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran is ready to participate in a gas swap between Pakistan and Turkmenistan, but a long-planned pipeline to transport gas from Turkmenistan to India is unlikely to become operational, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported on Monday.

"I see it unlikely for the TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) pipeline to become operational and Iran is ready for this swap to Pakistan," Fars quoted the head of the National Iranian Gas Company, Hamidreza Araqi, as saying. The TAPI pipeline - named after the countries involved,.....

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