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The agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Moldova on cooperation in the field of power industry

of October 8, 1996

The government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Moldova which are hereinafter referred to as with the Parties

being guided by the Agreement on coordination of the interstate relations in the field of power industry of the Commonwealth of Independent States of February 14, 1992,

recognizing importance of deepening mutually advantageous long-term economic both sci-tech cooperation and interest of the Parties in further increase in efficiency of use and development of energy potential,

considering need of creation of conditions for realization of benefits of joint operation of electric utility systems of the Parties and cost efficiency of single energy space,

in view of positive experience of partnership between the Parties in the field of power,

agreed as follows.

Article 1

The parties intend to perform mutually beneficial long-term economic cooperation and collateral actions in the field of power industry including on questions:

productions, transfers and distributions of electrical energy and capacity,

developments of single transportation power networks, scientific research, designings, upgrades, modernization and reconstruction operating and construction of new energy objects, forming of single normative and technical and technological, information space in the field of power industry and electrical power construction,

creations of single emergency inventory of the equipment and spare parts,

training, preparation and retraining of personnel for power,

organizations wholesale and retail markets of electrical energy and capacity,

joint management of the electrical power companies on the basis of equity in stock ownership,

cooperations of energy, machine-building and other enterprises for development of technological base of power, including by creation of financial and industrial groups and other associations.

Article 2

When forming restructuring programs of the companies of fuel and energy complex of the Republic of Moldova the Parties will provide deepening of integration between the energy companies.

As the first step in the specified direction for the purpose of satisfaction of need of the Republic of Moldova for electrical energy and its delivery to the third countries Republic of Moldova the Moldavian state district power plant - substation of Vulcanesti - Frontier" with forming of authorized fund and distribution of shares on mutually agreed terms will take part in creation of open type of power, joint with the Russian joint stock company, and electrification of UES of Russia of the Moldavian-Russian private company of power based on industrial and production funds of the Moldavian state district power plant, electric substation of Vulcanesti and power line of 400 kV ".

Article 3

The parties will promote creation of the approved mechanism of forming of rates for energy carriers, including the electrical and heat energy and capacity ensuring profitable functioning and development of the national and joint energy companies.

Article 4

The parties will provide:

protection of property rights of the organizations participating in joint businesses and projects in the field of power in the territories

mutual aid in case of natural disaster response and accidents on power objects, in financing of the joint State programs directed to increase in reliability and stability of these objects

assistance in the solution of social problems also guarantee safety and legal protection of the specialists involved to performance of works on power objects according to the legislation of the countries and stay.

Article 5

The parties will promote expansion of mutual deliveries of material resources for work on repair of the equipment, reconstruction and modernization of the energy companies, including will consider questions of provision of favorable treatments on supplies of equipment, materials, the spare parts, the special equipment, tools and other means necessary for production economic activity of joint businesses of power.

Article 6

The parties will promote rapprochement and harmonization of the national legal system and regulatory framework, first of all in the field of power, including methodology of value assessment of property, calculation of production costs, transfer and distribution of electrical and heat energy and capacity, accounting and the reporting in energy production.

Article 7

The parties with participation of the third countries will handle issues of parallel work of electrical power objects and transit transfer of electrical energy and capacity to the third countries irrespective of the location and accessory of sources of electrical energy and capacity.

Article 8

In case of need participations of the third countries in realization of joint projects of the Party draw up necessary arrangements with these countries.

Article 9

With case of the arising disagreements on interpretation and application of the present the Agreement they will be permitted by negotiations and consultations at the level of agents of the parties.

Article 10

This agreement becomes effective from the date of the last written notice through diplomatic channels of accomplishment of the interstate procedures by the Parties necessary for its entry into force.

This agreement is signed for a period of five years. Its action is automatically prolonged for the subsequent five-year terms if any of the Parties does not notify in writing through diplomatic channels at least, than in six months prior to the expiration of the next term of its action, about the intention to stop its action.

It is made in Moscow on October 8, 1996 in duplicate, everyone in the Russian and Moldavian languages, and both texts are equally authoritative.


For the Government of the Russian Federation

For the Government of the Republic of Moldova

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