Water Resources Part of Kyrgyz-Uzbek Gas Deal

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TASHKENT, Uzbekistan

Agreements on water resources were included in a new gas deal between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan that set lower energy prices for 2010, according to analysts. Kyrgyz Prime Minister Daniyar Usenov said on December 29 that the two countries had agreed on a gas price lower than the current $240 USD per thousand cubic meters.