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Agreement between Bulgargaz and Botas enters parliament

Zhecho Stankov
Photo: BTA

At an extraordinary meeting, the National Assembly examines the report of the temporary parliamentary committee on the agreement between the state gas supplier Bulgargaz and Turkish energy company Botas. 

However, the conversation moved into the realm of politics and mutual attacks. The BSP pointed out that Bulgaria loses thousands of dollars a day because of this deal, concluded by the last caretaker government of Rumen Radev and described it as "one of the most corrupt".

The chairman of the temporary committee Zhecho Stankov from GERB-SDS stated that GERB had always wanted light to be shed on the deal with Botas and that the Denkov government had 10 months to do this, but it did not and hundreds of millions were lost. Delyan Dobrev from GERB directly accused PP-DB of protecting the business interests of Overgaz, a competitor of the state gas company. Discussions continue.

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