Bulgaria, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania sign gas grids interconnection memorandum

Foreign ministers from four Eastern European countries – Bulgaria, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania – signed a memorandum on cooperation in connecting national gas transmission networks, developing gas interconnections and securing reversible gas flows, Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry said on May 22.

The memorandum was signed on May 21 on the sidelines of the EU Eastern Partnership summit in Latvian capital city Riga, the statement said.

“The Memorandum is an expression of the political support of the four countries support for interconnection of the existing gas infrastructure of Bulgaria, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania. The document is based on the awareness of the need for efficient use and development of existing infrastructure, diversification of natural gas sources and routes for stable and uninterrupted supplies to Central and South-Eastern Europe,” the statement said.

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