Poroshenko: we Will be glad to receive gas through TANAP

Порошенко: Будем рады получать газ через TANAP

Petro Poroshenko speaks during the launching ceremony of TANAP

Ukraine expects gas supplies from TRANS-Anatolian gas pipeline through Bulgaria and Romania.

Ukraine expects in the future to supply natural gas through the TRANS-Anatolian gas pipeline (TANAP). This was stated by the President Petro Poroshenko during the ceremony of launch of TANAP at the Turkish city of Eskisehir on Tuesday, June 12, the press service of the head of state.

“Ukraine fully supports this project. And today, we agreed that we are happy to diversify our energy sources and get the gas from TANAP through Bulgaria and Romania”, – said Poroshenko.

According to him, this is another proof that Ukraine supports an economically viable European projects on the diversification of energy supplies.

Poroshenko noted that he counted on the support of Turkey and Azerbaijan in additional energy supplies to Ukraine alternative routes.

“I believe that in the near future we will find a way to attract natural gas from Azerbaijan, the Caspian sea not only in Ukraine, but the entire region associated with the Ukrainian gas transportation system”, – said the President and wished success to the new project.

According to him, TANAP is guarantee of energy security of Azerbaijan and Turkey.

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine was invited to participate in the southern gas corridor, part of which is TANAP.

Recall that in late may took place in Azerbaijan launching the southern gas corridor. This project includes the extension of the gas pipeline Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum, construction in Turkey, TRANS Anatolian pipeline and the construction of the TRANS Adriatic pipeline (TAP).

In this project, the gas produced will be delivered to Europe through pipelines with a total length of 3500 km through Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria and Albania to Italy.

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