Date: 2 weeks ago   Category: Economy

Russia called conditions of preservation of transit of gas through Ukraine


Russia is ready to keep transit of gas through Ukraine only if conditions, favorable to Moscow, are accepted. It was told RIA Novosti by the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Alexander Pankin. "There is a number of elements to which Ukrainians cannot go yet" — he emphasized. According to Pankin, in Ukraine there is "an uncertainty concerning the gas transmission system, her successor, consortium". The Russian side is ready to continue transit on the existing agreement with adjustments, however Kiev "rejects such option", he explained. The Deputy Foreign Minister added that attempts to interfere with start of "Nord Stream-2" will not force to accept unprofitable conditions of the Ukrainian transit. "If repair obstacles to this project to force Russia, and one of occasions of the anti-Russian sanctions is just "Nord Stream-2", to pump gas through Ukraine on their conditions, with their tariffs, with uncertainty in legal things, probably, this trick will not work" — he specified. Materials on teme00:04 — the Pipe of a shataliyevrop are waited on April 20, 2018 by "Nord Stream-2". To Ukraine will remain крошкиВо time of a tripartite meeting in January the European Commission offered to the parties the following terms: signing of the contract for the term of more than 10 years and attractive volumes for investors who will be engaged in modernization of the gas transmission system of Ukraine. Pankin noted that concrete agreements were not reached, the next round of negotiations is planned for May.8 of February was reported that the countries of Europe were compromised on the project of the gas pipeline and the preparing toughening of the EU gas directive will not block "Nord Stream-2". On the same day it became known that the committee on foreign affairs of the U. S. Congress is going to consider the next resolution on sanctions against the pipeline. Earlier U.S. authorities strengthened pressure upon Germany — the main supporter of the project in the EU. "Nord Stream-2" — the project of the gas pipeline which has to connect Russia and Germany on a bottom of the Baltic Sea. Cumulative power of the project is estimated at 55 billion cubic meters of gas a year. Start of the gas pipeline is planned for the end of 2019. "The film of day" is more than important news in Telegram channel. Subscribe!

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