The European Union has warned Russia it will not bend to "blackmail" over its support for Kyiv after the Kremlin cut off gas supplies to Bulgaria and Poland.
The warning on Wednesday came ahead of UN chief Antonio Guterres arriving in Kyiv to meet Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky following talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.
"'We continue the change' is a political party that will fully defend the Bulgarian interest. This means an independent, free and prosperous Bulgaria," said Prime Minister Kiril Petkov at a press conference of the party, attended by Deputy Prime Minister Asen Vassilev and members of the WCC Executive Board.
"Greece will offer assistance to Bulgaria after Russia suspended gas supplies to the country". This was stated today by the Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Kiril Petkov today, Reuters reports.
The two had a phone conversation and this was confirmed today by the Prime Minister of Bulgaria.
"The government is prepared for the scenario of stopping the supply of Russian natural gas to Bulgaria, and for its part is currently reviewing the contract for transit through our country." This was announced by Prime Minister Kiril Petkov to the ministers and he declared that Bulgaria will not succumb to racketeering and blackmail to pay for natural gas in rubles, while at the same t