According to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Russia is ready to evaluate the proposed Slovakia's gas transmission project Eastring.
about it informs RIA " Novosti ".
As admitted earlier, Prime Minister Robert fico, the budget of the Slovak Republic will suffer serious harm if the state will lose the opportunity to be a transit country. As stated earlier in the Russian government, Bratislava does not want to abandon cooperation with Moscow, As it is unlikely to have the ability to detect viable alternative to Russian gas. Remember, in may Slovakia held dialogues with diplomats from Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania on the construction of a new pipeline Eastring that has the ability to be held up to a gas hub in Turkey. A gas hub in Turkey on the border with Greece is expected to build with the assistance of Russia - this will be the node distributing Russian natural gas, which will go through the pipeline " Turkish stream ". Now the link GTS Slovakia and Romania may be carried out through the territory of Ukraine. In November of last year Eustream said that could soon increase reverse gas supplies to Ukraine in comparison with eleven. 5 billion tons per year projected supply from 1 January 2015.