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Stanishev signs the treaty for “South Stream” in April

Submitted on Saturday, 21 March 2009No Comment
Stanishev signs the treaty for “South Stream” in April

The treaty that defines the course of the gas pipeline “South Stream” on Bulgarian territory will be signed by the end of April during the visit of the Bulgarian prime minister Sergei Stanishev in Moscow.

This was announced by the minister of economics and energetics Petar Dimitrov, who had a discussion with the Russian minister of energetics Sergey Shmatko and the chief executive of “Rosatom” Sergei Kirienko in the Russian capital.

The agreement for “South Stream” will also define the amount of gas that will go through the Bulgarian border. The signing of a governmental treaty for the creation of a mutual enterprsie for the creation of the gas pipeline is also pending.

Petar Dimitrov also discussed the preparation of new contracts with “Gazprom”, which will exclude intermediaries for the gas shipments for Bulgaria.