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Gazprom stops transit of gas to Turkey through Bulgaria

13 March 2019 , 12:09Neftegaz.RU497

Sofia, March 13 - Neftgaz.RU. Gazprom stops transit of gas to Turkey through Bulgaria. The company has sent an official letter to the Bulgarian government, Bulgarina Novinite reported.


In the company´s official letter was stated 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 reported.


Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has confirmed the existence of such a letter, quoted by 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.



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