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Slovakia starts talks on gas supplies with Russia

SLOVAKIA has started negotiations with Russia on a new bilateral contract on supplies of natural gas to Slovakia, said PM Mikuláš Dzurinda following a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

According to the Pravda daily, the current bilateral agreement runs out in 2008.

The Slovak PM said Russia is interested in preparing a contract that is advantageous for both parties.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
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