Consultation with the European Commission will continue to search for a mutually acceptable solution, said the Deputy Chairman of the Board “Gazprom” Alexander Medvedev.
MOSCOW, 10 Dec. Deputy Chairman of “Gazprom” Alexander Medvedev has held a meeting with European Commissioner for competition Margaret Vestager, the parties agreed to continue consultations to find a mutually acceptable solution.
“The meeting took place in Brussels. Consultation with the European Commission will continue to search for mutually acceptable solutions”, — said Alexander Medvedev.
Earlier it was reported that the meeting with Medvedev Vestager was planned in anticipation of the closed hearing concerning the EC antitrust investigation of the European Commission against “Gazprom”. These hearings will be held on 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.