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Bulgaria has achieved complete diversification and does not need gas from Gazprom, caretaker transport minister says

Deputy PM and Transport Minister in the caretaker cabinet Hristo Alexiev
Photo: mtc.government.bg

“We have not received the volumes of gas from Gazprom which Bulgaria is supposed to receive. At this point, after all steps taken by the caretaker government we do not need them,” Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Transport in the caretaker cabinet Hristo Alexiev said for bTV.

“In these two months the caretaker government achieved complete diversification of gas deliveries at a very good price, and you will be able to see that in the prices for November which will be EUR 100 per MWh,” Minister Alexiev said, and added that 15 companies from Europe, USA and the Arab world have taken part in the tenders for gas.

Two contracts for the delivery of LNG will be concluded for November at very good prices. The next tender is to be announced for December, Minister Alexiev stated.

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