IN RUSSIAN

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.

 

Read also

Oct 31 2014 - 09:36
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, his Ukrainian counterpart Yuri Prodan and European Commissioner for Energy Policy Gunther Oettinger reached a gas agreement in Brussels last night. Russian gas supplies to Ukraine, halted on June 16, will be renewed. Ukraine was given a discount of $100, it will pay $378 per thousand cubic meters. Ukraine will buy gas for about $1.5 billion.
Oct 29 2014 - 16:22
Minsk has hosted a seminar entitled “Scientific-technical and industrial integration: standards and gauges of the Union State” today, dedicated to problems of cooperation between Russia and Belarus within the framework of Eurasian integration projects. Mariya Sidelnikova, the editor-in-chief of Vestnik Kavkaza, emphasized that the transport, agricultural, technical and intellectual potential of Belarus was important for Russia, Kazakhstan and Armenia.
Oct 26 2014 - 13:36
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he hopes Russia and Ukraine will manage to find a compromise solution to the ongoing gas controversy during the next round of talks scheduled for Wednesday,
Oct 25 2014 - 11:46
Sanctions imposed by the West lead to a deadlock in finding solutions to existing issues creating additional obstacles along the the way, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
Oct 24 2014 - 20:47
The EU summit has ulheld the sanctions imposed by the body on Russia in response to its policy towards Ukraine. The EU stresses that it will continue to monitor the situation in Ukraine and take necessary steps to secure the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Oct 22 2014 - 14:21
 Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that a gas deal for winter would have been signed with Ukraine in Brussels yesterday if Ukraine confirmed its solvency, Gazeta.u reports.Novak hopes that an agreement will be reached at negotiations on October 29. 
Oct 20 2014 - 14:23
Russia has registered 82 cases of illegal imports of unnamed quarantined products from Belarus. Russia warned Belarus that the ban will be imposed on unnamed and unlabeled products on October 20, Gazeta.ru reports.
Oct 20 2014 - 12:58
Vladimir Yakunin, the head of Russian Railways, will chair the 61st session of the Council for Railway Transportation of CIS Member-States hosted by Baku on October 21-22. It will be attended by railway authorities of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Georgia, Latvia, Bulgaria, Finland, representatives of Lithuania, Estonia, Iran and the CIS Executive Committee, Russian Railway reports.

Archive