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The Ukrainian deputies sent to European Parliament the new letter against "Nord Stream — 2" — Rambler News Service


Photo: Deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine sent to globallookpress.com to European Parliament, European Commission and the European Council the open letter concerning counteraction of implementation of the Nord Stream — 2 project, the press service of the Verkhovna Rada reports. The signatures under the address were appended by more than 20 deputies. "People's Deputies of Ukraine addressed to the European institutes with the open letter concerning ensuring power independence of the countries of the European continent and counteraction of implementation of the Nord Stream-2 project. On February 12, 2019 more than 20 People's Deputies of Ukraine addressed with the open letter to the European Parliament, the European Commission and the European Council" — it is said in the statement of the Ukrainian Parliament. In the address deputies of Ukraine, in particular, remind of the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to the international community about inadmissibility of construction of the Nord Stream — 2 gas pipeline. In the letter concern about "blasting attempts" of unity of the EU, the principles of democracy and rule of law, power independence of the states of the European continent is also expressed. Besides, the letter contains an appeal to key European institutes to take "the plunge on counteraction to such attempts" and to observe performance of the agreement on association between Ukraine and the EU, in particular articles about need of accounting of interests of Ukraine regarding gas transit. "Nord Stream — 2" — the gas pipeline from Russia to Germany through the Baltic Sea 1220 km long and 55 billion cubic meters in a year. It directly will connect the Russian resource base and the European consumers. On September 5, 2018 the Nord Stream company 2 beginnings laying of pipes of the gas pipeline in an exclusive economic zone of Finland. It is expected that the construction of the gas pipeline will be completed at the end of 2019. At the end of January, 2019 Nord Stream 2 reported that it constructed totally more than 500 km of the gas pipeline.

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