The relevance of the implementation of the project for transporting Turkmen gas from Iran to Azerbaijan was emphasized during the talks by Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev and Minister of Oil of the Islamic Republic of Iran Javad Ovji. This was reported by the AZERTAC news agency with reference to the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan. “It was reported that successful cooperation in the oil and gas industry continues. The importance of implementing a project to transport Turkmen gas from Iran to Azerbaijan was emphasized,” the agency said in a statement. A few days earlier, the "Armenpress" agency reported, citing the same Javad Oji, that Iran was ready to transport Turkmen gas to Armenia through the swap system. Iranian Oil Minister Javad Oji said that his country is ready to transport Turkmen gas to Armenia through the swap system, noting that negotiations on transporting gas from Turkmenistan to Armenia have already begun.