Iran to consider transporting oil through Ukraine

Tehran will study a proposal submitted by Kiev about the possibility of transporting Iranian oil to Slovakia and the Czech Republic via Ukraine, Interfax-Ukraine reported.

Following a meeting between Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh the Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, Igor Nasalik, the former stated that Tehran is ready to begin cooperation with Kiev on supplying oil directly to Ukraine, despite the fact that Ukrainian oil refining capabilities are minor.

Iranian media also noted that Kiev offered Tehran the possibility of transporting Iranian gas through Ukraine.

  Ukraine, Iran, gas corridor