Russia's Gazprom halts gas deliveries to Bulgaria from Wednesday

AFP , Tuesday 26 Apr 2022

Russia's gas giant Gazprom has told Bulgaria that it will halt its shipments of Russian gas from Wednesday, the Bulgarian economy ministry announced late Tuesday.

Storage tanks at a refinery
File Photo: Storage tanks at a refinery. AP


"Bulgargaz received a notification today, April 26, that natural gas supplies from Gazprom Export will be suspended starting April 27," the ministry in the Balkan country, which is highly dependent on Russian gas, said in a statement.

"The Bulgarian side has fully met its obligations and has made all payments required under its current contract in a timely manner, strictly and in accordance with its terms," it added.

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