Ukraine, Poland to address EU on Nord Stream-2 unacceptability

Source : 112 Ukraine

Verkhovna Rada speaker Andriy Parubiy expects that in the near future their joint letter will be supported by the Parliament of Lithuania
11:48, 23 October 2017

The Verkhovna Rada

The parliaments of Ukraine and Poland agreed on a joint letter to the European Union regarding the inadmissibility of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline, now it's Lithuania's turn. Verkhovna Rada Speaker Andriy Parubiy told journalists on Sunday at the Shehyni-Medyka checkpoint, reports UNN.

According to Parubiy, an agreement was reached during the conference of representatives of the "parliaments of Central and Eastern Europe".

He said that during this conference, in addition to infrastructure issues, a number of other issues were discussed.

"I want to inform you that a joint letter on rejection and objection has already been agreed between the Polish and Ukrainian parliament, and, also our position on the Nord Stream-2 project," the speaker of the parliament said.

Parubiy expects that soon the letter will be supported by the Lithuanian parliament.

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"We hope that the parliaments of Estonia, Latvia, Romania, Moldova and Georgia will support our common letter of the Speakers of the Parliaments on the appeal to the EU regarding the inadmissibility of the Nord Stream-2 project," BP Chairman said.

As it was reported earlier Poroshenko discussed cooperation in renewable energy sphere and threats of Nord Stream 2. Sides also discussed development of the situation in Donbas within the context of Russian aggression and human rights situation in the occupied Crimea.

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