MOSCOW, February 18 (RIA Novosti) - Croatia could
join the South Stream project to pump Central Asian and Russian
gas to Europe, allowing the pipeline to cross the Balkan
country, a Croatian deputy prime minister said on Wednesday.
"We have learnt today that Croatia's participation in
the project is possible," Damir Polancec said after a meeting
of a Russian-Croatian economic partnership commission.
He said Croatian and Gazprom experts would consider
possible routes for the pipeline through the country by the end