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Merkel has pointed to importance of "Nord Stream-2" — Rambler News Service


Merkel has pointed to importance of "Nord Stream-2"
Photo: The German chancellor Angela Merkel during the press conference in Vilnius (Lithuania) has declared globallookpress.com/Kay Nietfeld importance of the Nord Stream-2 project. "The needs for gas will grow, and "Nord Stream - 2" can be very important" — TASS cites Merkel's words. At the same time the chancellor has noted that she knows of concern and doubts concerning this gas pipeline from the Baltic States. Merkel has also emphasized that Ukraine has to remain the transit country of energy resources. On September 13 the Energy Minister of the USA Rick Perry following the results of a meeting with the Energy Minister of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak has allowed imposition of new sanctions concerning Russia because of construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline. Novak, in turn, has hoped that reasonable approach will prevail and the Nord Stream-2 project will continue to be realized. According to him, the position of Russia is based on the interest of the European consumers.

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