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Serbia: We want South Stream, but don’t decide anything

16 June 2014 - 9:09am

 

Serbia: We want South Stream, but don’t decide anything
The head of the Ministry of Energy of Serbia, Alexander Antić, made a statement that construction of the South Stream pipeline is one of the national interests of Serbia and the country is attentively following the talks, but it cannot influence them.
“Serbia doesn’t make decisions on the South Stream. It is up to the EU and Russia, and we hope for a positive decision. We are interested in the implementation of South Stream, as a major infrastructure project could be very useful for Serbia and its energy stability,” he said.


The head of the Ministry of Energy of Serbia, Alexander Antić, made a statement that construction of the South Stream pipeline is one of the national interests of Serbia and the country is attentively following the talks, but it cannot influence them.

“Serbia doesn’t make decisions on the South Stream. It is up to the EU and Russia, and we hope for a positive decision. We are interested in the implementation of South Stream, as a major infrastructure project could be very useful for Serbia and its energy stability,” he said.

 

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