Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Energy agreement to be signed today in Moscow

Belgrade, Dec 24, 2008 – A Serbian delegation, led by President Boris Tadic, will sign an agreement regarding the sale of 51% of the Serbian oil industry NIS, construction of the gas pipeline and reconstruction of the gas storage facility in Banatski Dvor today in Moscow.

Serbian and Russian Presidents Boris Tadic and Dmitry Medvedev will also sign an agreement on cooperation between the two countries in terms of energy, which will be the guarantee that two other accompanying agreements will be fulfilled, namely, the construction of the gas pipeline through Serbia and the gas storage facility in Banatski Dvor.

The Serbian government affirmed yesterday the energy agreement with Russia and authorised Serbian President Boris Tadic to sign it.

The Serbian delegation will comprise Serbian President Boris Tadic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Ivica Dacic, Minister of Foreign Affairs Vuk Jeremic and Minister of Energy and Mining Petar Skundric.