Bulgaria will buy gas from the US cheaper than from Russia


Bulgaria found new gas partners
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After the cessation of Russian gas supplies, Bulgaria will buy gas from the United States at prices below Gazprom. Bulgarian Prime Minister Kirill Petkov agreed on this at a meeting with US Vice President Kamala Harris.

“Prime Minister Petkov noted that the partnership between Sofia and Washington is an important part of achieving Bulgaria’s gas independence, along with solidarity with the EU. We also agreed on real deliveries of liquefied natural gas to Bulgaria at prices lower than Gazprom, which will begin in June, ”the website of the Council of Ministers of Bulgaria reports.

Earlier, Russia stopped supplying gas to Poland and Bulgaria, Dni.ru reports. This happened after they refused to buy Russian gas for rubles. Russian President Vladimir Putin made such a decision in relation to unfriendly countries that imposed anti-Russian sanctions because of a special operation in Ukraine. Putin’s initiative was approved by 76% of Russians, according to a poll by VTsIOM. Former Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneisl reported on the great role of gas from the Russian Federation in the Bulgarian economy, RT reports.

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After the cessation of Russian gas supplies, Bulgaria will buy gas from the United States at prices below Gazprom. Bulgarian Prime Minister Kirill Petkov agreed on this at a meeting with US Vice President Kamala Harris. “Prime Minister Petkov noted that the partnership between Sofia and Washington is an important part of achieving Bulgaria’s gas independence, along with solidarity with the EU. We also agreed on real deliveries of liquefied natural gas to Bulgaria at prices lower than Gazprom, which will begin in June, ”the website of the Council of Ministers of Bulgaria reports. Earlier, Russia stopped supplying gas to Poland and Bulgaria, Dni.ru reports. This happened after they refused to buy Russian gas for rubles. Russian President Vladimir Putin made such a decision in relation to unfriendly countries that imposed anti-Russian sanctions because of a special operation in Ukraine. Putin’s initiative was approved by 76% of Russians, according to a poll by VTsIOM. Former Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneisl reported on the great role of gas from the Russian Federation in the Bulgarian economy, RT reports.

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