Gas deliveries to Hungary via TurkStream to begin in late 2021 — foreign minister

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Russia will begin delivering its natural gas to Hungary via the Turk Stream pipeline in the second half of 2021, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto said in a Rossiya-24 TV channel forecast on Thursday.

The TurkStream project includes construction of a gas pipeline under the Black Sea to the European part of Turkey and further to the border with Greece. The first line will be designed to supply the Turkish market, the second – for gas supply to the countries of South and Southeast Europe. Gazprom considers Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary as potential markets.

The capacity of each line is 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas per year. The first gas supplies are scheduled for late 2019….

An excerpt from TASS