Construction of the pipeline “Nord stream 2” does not imply the termination of transit of Russian gas through Ukraine, but its preservation is possible only when competitive tariffs and the abolition of Kiev of the claims against Gazprom.
“As for Ukraine, the concept of construction of “Nord stream 2″ does not imply the termination of transit of Russian gas through existing pipelines,” – said the Deputy Director of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Anastasia Fedorova.
Her response to a question from the media Wednesday.
“Preservation of gas transit through Ukraine would be possible only in the case of Kiev competitive tariffs on transit and transit leveling known risks, including withdrawal of all claims and the abolition of the absurd claims in respect of “Gazprom”, – she said.
The Russian foreign Ministry believe that rejection in the U.S., “Nord stream 2” is associated with the struggle for the European gas market, opponents of the project are pursuing their own goals, or try to harm Russia.