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Belgrade/Sarajevo, 23 May 2019, dtt-net.com – Serb entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) will be linked to the northern stretch of the Russia owned Turkstream gas pipeline, officials in Belgrade said.



Belgrade, 22 May 2019, dtt-net.com – Russia has already started construction of the  northern stretch of the Turkstream pipeline in Serbia to link it from Bulgarian to Hungarian border, despite the EU criticising deals reached between Russian gas giant Gazprom with local companies which are in breach of European energy rules.



Pristina, 11 February 2019, dtt-net.com – Kosovo’s and Macedonia’s governments today signed a Memorandum (MoU) on energy cooperation aimed at linking Kosovo to the EU’s Trans-Atlantic-Pipeline (TAP) with the planned stretch from the neighbouring country.


Vienna/Belgrade, 04 January 2019, dtt-net.com – The Secretariat of Energy Community said Serbia has breached EU’s energy rules related to unbundling, third party access and tariff regulation exemptions made to the gas pipeline project Gastrans, which will pas through its territory from Bulgaria border to Hungary and which will bring Russian gas through Turkey to the Western Balkans and neighbouring countries members of the EU.


Sofia/Belgrade, 31 January 2019, dtt-net.com – Bulgarian Bulgartransgaz EAD gas transmission and storage system operator announced today that it has completed its investments plans for construction of the pipeline through its territory from Turkish to Serbian border.


Moscow/Belgrade, 20 January 2019, dtt-net.com – By expanding underground gas storages with Russia supplies Serbia is becoming a mayor gas hub in the EU aspiring Western Balkans region.