Russian Gazprom company announced that it started to supply natural gas to Serbia, Bosnua, Heregovina from January 1st via a new route across Turkey and Bulgaria, a press release reported.

Russia is transmitting gas by TurkStream offshore gas pipeline and further across Turkey then it is transported to Serbia via Bulgaria’s national gas system where it is distributed among consumer in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The company stated that the deliveries through this route will enable expansion of existing gas transmission capacities and commissioning of new ones by Bulgartansgaz EAD in Bulgaria and GASTRANS d.o.o. Novi Sad in Serbia.

“TurkStream is a state-of-the-art, efficient and reliable gas pipeline that is in high demand by European consumers. The number of European countries receiving Russian gas via TurkStream has grown to six. Along with Bulgaria, Greece, North Macedonia and Romania, this opportunity is now available in Serbia and in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” said Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee.