The Deputy head of “Gazprom” plans to meet with European Commissioner Vestager

The Deputy head of “Gazprom” plans to meet with European Commissioner Vestager


The meeting is planned for December, said the official representative of “Gazprom” Sergei Kupriyanov.

MOSCOW, Nov 27. Deputy Chairman of “Gazprom” Alexander Medvedev in December plans to meet with European Commissioner for competition Margaret Vestager, said the official representative of “Gazprom” Sergei Kupriyanov.

“The meeting is planned,” — Kupriyanov said, answering the question of whether Medvedev plans to meet with Vestager in December on the eve of the closed hearing concerning the EC antitrust investigation of the European Commission against “Gazprom”.

Earlier on Friday about the meeting reported by Reuters with reference to sources. According to the Agency, the meeting of Medvedev with Vestager will be the second in a row and will be held on the eve of closed hearings of the EC regarding the claims to “Gazprom”, which is scheduled for December 15.

The EC in August 2012 initiated an investigation of a possible violation of the Gazprom antitrust laws of the European Union. 22 April 2015 the European Commission has adopted a statement of objections (Statement of Objections) within the framework of this investigation. The EC brought official charges the company for violations in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia.