US voices backing for Bulgaria-Greece gas interconnector

The Bulgaria-Greece gas interconnector is a real opportunity for Bulgaria to ensure access to the Southern Gas Corridor and to have genuine diversification, US assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs Hoyt Yee said during a visit to Sofia.

The United States believes the key to energy security is diversification of supply and routes, Yee said after April 21 talks with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov.

Yee highlighted the strengthening of Bulgaria’s energy security and the energy security of the entire region.

Strengthening the energy security of Bulgaria and the region, which is very much dependent on Russian gas, is a shared goal, he said.

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