Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 16

At a meeting in Sofia May 19, Russian primeminister Viktor Chernomyrdin said that Moscow was inclined to back theconstruction of a pipeline from the Bulgarian port of Bourgas to the Greek port ofAlexandropolis, Moscow radio reported May 20. The 180-mile pipeline wouldallow Russia to export oil without its ships having to pass through the Turkishstraits. If launched soon, the $700 million dollar project would be completed by1997. Further discussions are to be held later this year in Moscow, the radio said.

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