The Russian Embassy called «Turkish stream» solution to the problem of smog in Macedonia

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in photobacteria. Archival photoThe Russian Embassy called «Turkish stream» solution to the problem of smog in Macedonia© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

Embassy of Russia in Macedonia caused a resonance in the Republic, answering the question of the US diplomatic mission on ways to deal with air pollution in Skopje with a proposal to hold cross-country gas pipeline «Turkish stream».

Air pollution during the heating season in the Macedonian capital and major cities, caused by industrial emissions, automobile exhaust, furnace heating, and terrain and climate annually exceeds the who standards and the EU tenfold. The situation is aggravated by the absence of a Central gas supply.

On Thursday, the U.S. Embassy has offered to find a joint solution to the problem. «Air pollution is so strong today that you could see the Embassy building. What ideas do you have to make the air cleaner in Macedonia?» — asked the U.S. Embassy on official Twitter account, attaching the relevant photos.

#AirPollution in Skopje was so thick today, you could hardly see the embassy! What ideas do you have for cleaner air in #Macedonia? pic.twitter.com/7sFKJRkIm0

— US Embassy Macedonia (@usembassymkd) 14 Dec 2017

The reply received from the Russian Embassy, was then quoted in all major media outlets in Macedonia. Given the unresolved problem of air pollution, correspondence was taken seriously.

«As our friends from the US Embassy are looking for ideas on air pollution in Macedonia, we can help with the decision. Turkish stream,» he wrote on Twitter the Russian diplomats, and placed a map of the pipeline with the passage through Macedonia.

The Russian Embassy called «Turkish stream» solution to the problem of smog in MacedoniaAs far as Europe is dependent on Russian gas

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