Bulgaria looking forward to importing Iranian gas

Bulgaria looking forward to importing Iranian gas

Bulgaria is interested in importing Iranian gas via its neighbor Greece.


Bulgarian Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova said after a meeting with Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh in Tehran that Sofia looks forward to importing the gas via the Greece-Bulgaria pipeline.


He added that the two countries have also considered joint investments in oil and gas sectors, including the construction of a gas terminal for imports in Bulgaria.


Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov in a meeting with Iran's First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri a day earlier said the two countries are considering the launch of a corridor for the transit of various goods, including gas.


Greek Minister of Energy Panos Skourletis recently said his country is ready to transfer Iranian gas to other European countries.



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