Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak said during his visit to Greece that the implementation of Trans-Adriatic gas pipeline project (TAP) which will carry natural gas from the Caspian Sea region to Europe does not threaten Russian gas pipeline project, which will supply gas to Greece and Italy.
Minister Novak explained that the amount of gas supplied by TAP (about 10 billion cubic meters of gas per year) is relatively small for Europe and that European consumers will definitely need larger amounts of natural gas as well as the diversification of supply routes.
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