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"At this stage, Russian gas supplies to Bulgaria have not been interrupted so far," Vladimir Malinov, executive director of the Bulgarian gas network operator Bulgartransgaz, told Reuters.
On Tuesday, the Ministry of Energy announced that Gazprom had informed the Bulgarian state gas company Bulgargaz that it would suspend gas supplies from Wednesday.
Today, Bulgargaz received a notification that natural gas supplies from Gazprom Export will be suspended as of April 27.
"The Bulgarian side has fully fulfilled its obligations and has made all payments required under this agreement, in a timely manner, strictly and in accordance with its clauses," the energy ministry said tonight.
The department also states:
The European Commission is giving the green light to Bulgaria's Recovery and Sustainability Plan. This was stated by the president of the commission Ursula von der Leyen from the Granite Hall of the Council of Ministers in Sofia at a joint press conference with Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov, at which they presented the National Plan for Reconstruction and Sustainability of Bulgaria.
Ο Ρώσος πρόεδρος καταγγέλλει τις «πιέσεις» που δέχεται η Gazprom στην Ευρώπη