Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic announced that he plans to hold on Saturday, December 25, telephone talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and ask for additional gas volumes for Serbia.
According to him, we are talking about an additional 6 million cubic meters. meters of gas for the republic.
Vucic noted that he again asked to speak with the Russian leaders, calling himself “annoying.”
“Tomorrow I will again talk on the phone with President Putin. <...> I will ask him for additional gas volumes, among other things, we will also talk about all other issues and other things, at the end of the year, we will analyze everything that happened, “Vucic said in an interview with TV Prva.
On December 17, Vucic said that the energy crisis and the rise in electricity prices were caused by the stupid and irresponsible statements of European politicians. He noted that Serbia was saved by the construction of the Balkan Stream on its territory, for which the country received a discount on gas from Russia.
A few days earlier, the Serbian leader expressed hope that Serbia would soon come to an agreement with Russia on additional gas supplies at reduced prices. He hopes that Moscow will meet Belgrade halfway after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller.
On December 10, the President of Serbia announced that the country is in dire need of additional volumes of gas and is negotiating to buy it from Russia. According to him, there is an additional 2 billion cubic meters of gas for a year. m, for five months it is 920 million cubic meters. m at a price of $ 270 per 1 cubic meter. m. But the country needs more gas, and it is not even possible to buy it, the head of Serbia complained.