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Deputy Minister Confirms Coordination Of Law Amendments with Gazprom

Bulgaria's deputy energy minister Ivan Ayolov confirmed, that the controversial amendments to the Energy Acts were coordinated with South Stream Transport, owned by Gazprom. 

“Of course they are coordinated,” Ayolov told “But it was not on their initiative or oversight.”

Gazprom Allegedly Suggested Amendments to Bulgarian Law

The most recent amendments to Bulgaria's Energy Act were allegedly suggested by the Russian state company Gazprom. 

In addition, Bulgaria agreed not to require access for third parties to the South Stream pipeline. The project is allegedly investigated by Bulgaria's Interior Ministry and the State Agency for National Security (DANS).