Gazprom and Slovakia address cooperation prospects in gas sector

Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava hosted thursday a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Robert Fico, Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic.

The parties addressed the progress with and the prospects for the Russian-Slovak cooperation in the gas sector.

Background

Slovakia is among the largest Russian gas transit countries. In 2008 Gazprom and its Slovak partners signed new long-term gas supply and transit agreements.

Slovakia is a long-standing and reliable partner of Russia in the gas supply area. Gazprom Group’s partners are SPP dealing with gas purchases, sales, and distribution as well as Eustream a.s. – Slovak gas transmission system operator.