Budapest and Doha signed a political agreement to negotiate gas supplies.
Hungary has entered into an agreement with Qatar to begin commercial negotiations on gas supplies. This was said on Wednesday, December 14, by Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto, Trend reports on Wednesday, December 14.
He met in the Qatari capital Doha with his colleague Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani.
“We concluded a political agreement, according to which Qatar is ready to start negotiations with Hungarian companies” on expanding the supply of liquefied natural gas to the European market, which will then go to Hungary,” the official said. of Hungarian.
The Hungarian Foreign Minister mentioned that Budapest will receive Qatari liquefied natural gas through terminals on the Adriatic coast in Croatia.
It should be noted that on August 31, Hungary signed an additional contract with Gazprom. The agreement provides for the supply of an additional 5.8 million cubic meters of gas per day from September 1 – that is, almost half of what Russia must supply under the current contract.
In addition, a month and a half earlier, on July 13, Hungary opposed the embargo on Russian gas supplies.
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