Hungary is interested in taking Russian gas after 2019 in case of a possible termination of transit through Ukraine, said in an interview Last news the Hungarian Ambassador to Russia Janos Balla.
"For us, gas is very important, because 80% of the resources We buy from Russia. For us, a particularly important question is what will happen after the year 2019-2020, when the gas from Russia will not go through Ukraine. We hear that this is coming. We want to discover all the ways that the gas came to Hungary, " - said the diplomat.
according to him, currently "there is quite a lot of projects, among them the" Turkish stream ", and Eastring, Tesla, and although as long as none of these projects had not entered the implementation phase, but We hope that somehow the gas will go into our pipes from Russia ".
"For us the most important thing to discover is a project which will meet all the rules set before them the European Union. As long as We hold different meetings For project selection. Has the ability to be more gas pipelines or they will co-operate. Very important, do we want to create the interconnects or the types of pipelines that are working on new technologies, ie will pass gas in the bilateral track and to send and receive, " said Score.
The Ambassador has noticed that " as long as it is necessary to conduct quite a lot of talks (between suppliers and buyers) "." Russia is the biggest seller in the European market. We think that For the Russian Federation, the European market will remain the most important For sales of its gas, " he added.
now "Gazprom" and Ukrainian Company "Naftogaz" are under trial in the Stockholm Arbitration in respect of part of items on a long-term contract for production and delivery of gas from Russia to Ukraine, scheduled to end in 2019. Because of this, the parties act on the basis of additional agreements to the contract.