Pipelines, Storage & Power

TS2 can be extended to Bulgaria only with EU guarantees – Novak

Russia needs a guarantee from Brussels that a potential extension of the proposed Turkish Stream 2 pipeline into Bulgarian territory will comply with EU regulations
By Staff reporter 23 May 2018 0 30983

Russia needs a guarantee from Brussels that a potential extension of the proposed Turkish Stream 2 pipeline into Bulgarian territory will comply with EU regulations before Moscow commits to cooperating with Bulgaria, Interfax reported Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak as saying in a TV interview on Tuesday.

“Bulgaria is again expressing interest in transit through Bulgarian territory [...] Russia is not forgoing cooperation,” he said.

“It is important for us that there [is] compliance with European legislation, and guarantees from the European Commission and the Bulgarian government,”...