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.
Greek Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis