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Bulgarian Foreign Minister Denies Russian Media Report of Push to Restart South Stream

Bulgaria is holding no talks for the restart of the abandoned South Stream gas pipeline project, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said, dismissing a Russian media report that the Bulgarian authorities were pushing hard for new negotiations.

Russia 'Mulls Directing Part of New Gas Project to Bulgaria'

Pipes purchased for the abandoned South Stream project are "enough" to lay the first and part of the second line of IGTI Poseidon, Gazprom's newest venture possibly involving Bulgaria, a Russian daily has claimed.

Vedomosti quotes a source close to Gazprom as saying two legs, 16 billion cubic meters yearly each, could possibly "be built to Turkley... and to Bulgaria".