Hungarian company MOL will join the gas pipeline “Turkish stream” through Serbia. This publication reports the Daily Sabah.
“The regulator has approved a ten-year development plan, which includes the construction of a new Serbian-Hungarian gas pipeline with a capacity of 6 billion m3 per year”, – stated in the message.
On 8 January in Istanbul, the presidents of Russia and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened the gas pipeline “Turkish stream”, which connects the Krasnodar region of Russia with Turkey and the countries of southern Europe.
Sea gas pipeline “Turkish stream” consists of two threads. The first is designed for the Turkish market, the second for countries in southern and South-Eastern Europe. In November of 2018 , “Gazprom” has completed the construction of the offshore portion of the pipeline.
In 2016, the then Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that “Turkish stream” Russia needs to “to bypass Ukraine and create a gas hub on the territory of Turkey, which will fall under European rules.”
The President of the United States Donald trump 20 December 2019 signed the defense budget for 2020, which laid down the sanctions against the Russian gas pipeline “Turkish stream” and “Nord stream – 2”.
According to the head of NAK “Naftogaz Ukraine”, Andrey KOBOLEV, in 2020, Ukraine will lose transit 15 billion m3 of gasthat will be pumped through the gas pipeline “Turkish stream”.