Greece to Begin Supplying Gas to Bulgaria in Days

Business | January 17, 2009, Saturday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev has has a phone conversation with his Greek counterpart Kostas Karamanlis, Bulgarian information agencies report Saturday.

The two have discussed possible deliveries of natural gas from Greece to Bulgaria and have reached an agreement that such deliveries would become possible in the next few days.

The agreed volume is 2 M cubic meters per day.

Karamanlis has stated that he has already received guarantees from the Greek gas company "DESA" that there were no technological issues to pose an obstacle to the transit.

The two PMs have further discussed a project for building a gas line between Dimitrovgrad in Bulgaria and Komotini in Greece. Karamanlis has promised to support Bulgaria's request before the European Union for priority financing for the project.

The Cabinet press center also informs that in the next few hours, the Bulgarian Prime Minister Petar Dimitrov was scheduled to have talks with the Greek Minister for Development to specify all details of the deal.
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