Gazprom Stops Transit of Gas to Turkey Through Bulgaria

Domestic | March 12, 2019, Tuesday // 18:46|  views

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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.

 


Tags: gas pipeline, turkey, Russia, Gazprom, Bulgaria, arbitration court

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