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
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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