Gazprom Stops Transit of Gas to Turkey Through Bulgaria
Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Gazprom stops transit of gas to Turkey through Bulgaria. The company has sent an official letter to the Bulgarian government stating that it will stop supplying gas on the Trans-Balkan Corridor through Ukraine until January 2020, the Turkish version of the Russian Sputnik News site reports.
Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has confirmed the existence of such a letter, quoted by Novinite.bg
The contract between Gazprom and Bulgaria is for transit of gas by 2030, with the Russian company paying a certain amount money to our country every year. Under the treaty, Bulgaria may turn to an arbitration court and claim compensation for payments for the remaining 10 years.