Putin: “Northern stream – 2” does not close the possibility of gas transit through Ukraine


BERLIN, August 18. /TASS/. The project of the pipeline “Nord stream – 2” will allow to satisfy increasing demand of Europe for energy, it does not close the possibility of gas transit through Ukraine.

Putin underlined that “Northern stream-2” – “it is an exclusively economic project and it does not close the possibility of the continuation of transit of Russian gas through the territory of Ukraine”.

“I know the position on this issue of the Federal Chancellor, which is constantly this topic. I want to note that the main thing that the Ukrainian transit, traditional, meet the economic demands were economic in every sense of the word,” – said the head of the Russian state.

 

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