Hungary looking for alternative ways for gas supply bypassing Ukraine – PM

Baku: Hungary is looking for alternative ways for gas supply bypassing Ukraine, said Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, APA reports citing RIA Novosti.

He added that the main goal is to ensure security of gas supply.

Orban said his country has very good relations with Azerbaijan, noting that Hungary is now considering a variety of options after Russia announced the closure of the South Stream pipeline project.

Note that, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto had earlier mentioned the possibility of obtaining energy from Azerbaijan via the southern route. However, according to the minister, it is necessary to consider other options.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY