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    Russia Supports Construction of Scrapped Trans-Balkan Oil Pipeline

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    The Russian and Bulgarian energy ministers will discuss the construction of scrapped trans-Balkan Burgas–Alexandroupoli oil pipeline.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia supports the construction of the scrapped trans-Balkan Burgas–Alexandroupoli oil pipeline, and will discuss this issue Friday with the Bulgarian energy minister, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.

    "We support the construction [of the pipeline] if it's economically effective," Novak told journalists.

    The minister added that he would discuss this issue with his Bulgarian counterpart Temenuzhka Petkova later in the day.

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