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23rd Jan 2017

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Hungary confirms building South Stream gas pipeline

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban confirmed Tuesday while in Serbia that he will build Hungary's part of the Gazprom's South Stream gas pipeline that bypasses Ukraine to supply Europe, despite American and EU objections. Bulgaria last month had to freeze its South Stream construction work under orders from EU Commission.

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