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“Nord Stream-2” a political project against Ukraine
18:16, 1 February 2016
“Nord Stream-2” a political project against Ukraine

Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia Miroslav Lajcak believes that construction of “Nord Stream-2” is a political project

18:16, 1 February 2016

Unian

Miroslav Lajcak claimed this during the meeting with Ukrainian PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk in Kyiv today, informs UNIAN.

“Nord Stream-2” is a purely political project and I don’t see any other reason for its construction. We discussed it in the EU in December, as well as an important court ruling in relation to this project”, - he said.

According to Lajcak this project is directed against Ukraine and the EU aims at diversifying the energy sector.

“That’s why we are united on this issue”, - added Lajcak.

UNIAN informs that the Head of the largest state energy company “Naftogaz Ukrainy” Andriy Kobolev believes that construction of “Nord Stream-2”, which “Gazprom” intends to execute together with a number of EU countries will destroy transportation route of gas to the EU.

Project “Nord Stream-2” will supply two gas pipelines with capacity of 55 bcma of gas annually from Russia to Germany through the Baltic Sea. 

Related: Nord Stream-2 – political project interfering with Eastern Europe’s energy security, - Duda

Related: EU is concerned about Russian project Nord Stream-2

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