Bulgaria, Serbia Agree on South Stream Gas Line Route

Bulgaria, Serbia Agree on South Stream Gas Line Route

The Russian South Stream gas pipeline will pass through the town of Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced Saturday.

Borisov spoke in an interview for the largest private TV Channel bTV, after the conclusion of his talks with Serbian President, Boris Tadic.

The energy projects have been high on the agenda and the two have agreed on the route of the gas line.

The Bulgarian PM informs the desire of the Serbian side had been for the line to pass through Dimitrovgrad and, after consulting with energy experts, he had accepted the proposal.

"For Serbia Dimitorvgrad is the most convenient route, and for us it does not matter so much because the line will pass through Sofia anyway. I am glad we could satisfy the request and help out neighbors," Borisov said.

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