Ukraine is ready to offer the project to expand the gas transmission system as an alternative to the construction of the gas pipeline "South Stream".
This was stated by the head of the Ukrainian government Mykola Azarov, According to "Interfax".
"We recently came up with another idea. This is a definite alternative to the" South Stream ": the modernization of our southern gas pipelines, which will at the same point the European Union, namely the Bulgarian Burgas, deliver exactly the same amount of gas that Russia plans to deliver a" South Stream "- said Azarov.
He noted that this project is at the stage of technical harmonization, and negotiations are continuing.