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Russia Mulls a Bid for Greek Railways and Thessaloniki Port in EU-Mandated Fire Sale

EU is forcing Greece to sell - Russia just might be one of the buyers

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MOSCOW, July 13 (Sputnik) —The Russian side is ready to participate in the privatization of Greek enterprises, a range of Russian companies are willing to invest in industrial and infrastructure projects in Greece, a source in the Russian government told RIA Novosti Monday.

The source said that Russia's largest railway company, Russian Railways, had stated earlier its interest in the acquisition of the three Greek assets — Thessaloniki ports, as well as the TrainOSE and ROSCO railway companies.

"A number of other Russian companies are also interested in investing in Greece, particularly in certain industrial and infrastructure facilities," the source added.

 


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