Bulgaria Has Not Given Upon South Stream Gas Pipeline Project, Energy Minister Says

Bulgaria Has Not Given Upon South Stream Gas Pipeline Project, Energy Minister Says

Bulgaria has not given up on the South Stream gas pipeline project, and the country's relations with Russia are traditionally good, Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenouzhka Petkova told journalists on Tuesday. Petkova attended observances of Miners' Day in Sofia.
"We said at the very beginning that South Stream is a very important project for Bulgaria which will help diversify natural gas routes, but it should be carried out in accordance with EU law. Bulgaria has not given up the project," she said.
Speaking at the same news conference, Confederation of Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria (KRIB) Board Chairman Kiril Domouschiev said: "I am glad that Russia is softening on Bulgaria." Domouschiev was commenting on a statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Crimea. "The pipes for South Stream are in the port of Bourgas and they will be used, whether for South Stream, Turkish Stream or some other project, and there will be some benefit for Bulgaria. No one in the business has given up doing business with Russia," he said.

Previous Next
Test Caption
Test Description goes like this
Cookies Preferences
Choose Type of Cookies You Accept Using

These cookies are required for the website to run and cannot be switched off. Such cookie are only set in response to actions made by you such as language, currency, login session, privacy preferences. You can set your browser to block these cookies but our site may not work then.

These cookies allow us to measure visitors traffic and see traffic sources by collecting information in data sets. They also help us understand which products and actions are more popular than others.

These cookies are usually set by our marketing and advertising partners. They may be used by them to build a profile of your interest and later show you relevant ads. If you do not allow these cookies you will not experience targeted ads for your interests.