Greece to ask Moscow for gas discount and an end to fruit embargo

Greek Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis

Greece to ask Moscow for gas discount:  Greece’s  Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis  and  Syriza representative  Thanasis Petrakos  are due to arrive in  Moscow tomorrow (March 30)  for a meeting with Lafazanis’ s  Russian counterpart Alexander Novak  and Gazprom Deputy Chairman Alexei Miller where they  are  expected to ask  Russia give beleaguered Greek  consumers a discount on the price of gas.  “This visit is very important. for Greece,” Patrakos said over the weekend. ” We intend to deepen our relationship with Russia in the energy sector and thereby hope to receive significant benefits .” The  delegation from Athens  will also be asking for the embargo on its food (especially its fruit) exports to be lifted.

Source: Rosbalt