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Bulgaria can Export Oil Products from Russian Oil only to Ukraine

Although it enjoys derogations and can import Russian oil by sea and pipeline until the end of 2024, Bulgaria cannot sell oil products it receives to buyers in other EU member states or in third countries. However, we may export to Ukraine some refined products derived from oil imported under these derogations, including through transit through other EU countries if necessary. These provisions are contained in the ninth package of sanctions against Russia adopted by the EU Council yesterday. …