Minister of Finance Siniša Mali said that Serbia purchased gas from two Hungarian companies that is “stored in that country for our needs”, and that “we have already paid an advance 250 million euros”.
“Thanks to our friends from Hungary, we managed to secure an additional 500 million cubic meters of gas, which we will store in two warehouses in Hungary. Tge gas was bought from two Hungarian companies. One is MET, and the other is MVM, which in Hungary is the same as EPS in Serbia. Therefore, we are buying 250 million cubic meters of gas from each of them, and we have already paid an advance of about 250 million euros,” said Minister Mali to news agency Tanjugu.
He announced that the agreed 500 million cubic meters of gas will be stored in Hungary until 1st October and that, as announced, Serbia will then have three million cubic meters of that gas available per day in October, then in November, December, January and in February six million cubic meters of gas per day, and in March three million cubic meters of gas per day.