Bulgarian MPs Reject Proposal to Renew Construction of South Stream
Thursday, 04 February 2016
Bulgarian MPs rejected on Wednesday a proposal submitted by nationalist opposition Ataka party to renew activities related to the construction of the South Stream natural gas pipeline. A total of 109 MPs participated in the voting, with 27 of them voting in favour, 17 being against, while 65 lawmakers abstained, private bTV station informs.
At the beginning of 2016, media reports suggested that renewal of the project was possible, but both Bulgarian and Russian officials dismissed this information, saying it remained halted.