Russia: Bulgarian, Serbian South Stream Sections Progress on Schedule
Chairman of the Russian State Duma Sergey Naryshkin has assured that the construction of the Serbian and Bulgarian sections of the South Stream gas pipeline proceeds as scheduled.
Naryshkin, who was on a two-day visit to Belgrade in early May, said in an interview for Rossiya 24 TV that everything proceeded according to plan and the documents had been coordinated.
He added that the construction of the Serbian section of the gas pipeline would begin in 2014 and it would start carrying gas supplies in 2016, with Belgrade expected to receive the first revenues from it, according to reports of the BGNES news agency.
Naryshkin also informed that all went as planned as regards the implementation of the Bulgarian stretch of the gas pipeline.
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