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Hungary has made the right decision to sign a gas supply agreement with Moscow, the minister says

Hungary’s energy supply remains safe, despite the fact that Russia’s gas supply to the country currently reaches 88% of its contract volume due to technical problems in the European pipeline system, Peter said. -Foreign Minister Sijart said on Tuesday, adding that Russia would supplement the supply. Insufficient.

Due to sanctions imposed on Russia, the Githabul Ministry was unable to return on time the equipment needed to operate a pipeline system that required maintenance, resulting in significant gas supplies to Western Europe recently. Is decreasing to. A phone call with Alexander Novak, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy.

According to Szijjártó, Hungary receives 88% of the gas supply from Russia, accounting for about 10.6 million cubic meters per day instead of 12 million cubic meters. The minister added that Hungary’s energy security has not been compromised.

With uninterrupted deliveries from the South, Hungary receives 9.4 cubic meters of gas daily via Turkey, Bulgaria and Serbia. However, technical issues delayed delivery slightly from the Austrian direction, he added.

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Siyarto said Novak had assured him that Russia’s Gazprom would make up for the shortage, in line with the gas supply contract with Hungary. He said the Hungarian government had requested Gazprom to secure delivery over the southern pipeline route.

Siyarto added that it was once again revealed that Hungary had made the right decision to sign a long-term gas supply agreement with Moscow last year, and that the South Corridor would provide Hungary with great safety as gas supply via its route would not be interrupted. Said to give. ..

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sauce: MTI

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