EU mulls funding Serbia-Bulgaria gas pipe

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Bulgaria and Serbia are looking to diversify their supply options, lessening their dependence on Russian gas.

The planned bi-directional gas interconnector with Bulgaria would diversify Serbia’s supply options.


European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn has said that Brussels is interested in funding major infrastructure projects in Serbia, including a gas interconnection with Bulgaria, the Serbian government said.

Hahn reportedly told a meeting of the National Investment Committee in Belgrade that the Commission had already looked into ways to fund a certain number of projects from the EU budget. “We want to support mature projects. Of course, we want to s...


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