Bulgarian Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova said after the meeting with her Greek colleague Giorgos Stathakis that Bulgaria’s participation in the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Greek port of Alexandroupoli is of strategic importance for the diversification and security of energy supplies. The two Ministers discussed energy cooperation between the countries, especially gas interconnection (IGB gas pipeline) and construction of LNG terminal in Alexandroupoli.
She also updated Minister Stathakis on the results of the working group which has been analyzing the possibility for Bulgaria’s involvement in the LNG terminal project. The two ministers concurred that the Bulgarian participation is of key importance for the country and for Southeastern Europe. Minister Petkova stressed that the synergy between this project and the construction of Bulgaria-Greece gas Interconnector will boost the security and the diversification of energy supplies of both countries.
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