Poroshenko Warned EU Countries Against Construction Of "Nord Stream-2"

  • Poroshenko Warned EU Countries Against Construction Of Nord Stream-2

KYIV (FNI) - President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko warned the leaders of the European Union against the continuation of the construction of the Russian gas pipeline Nord Stream-2 in their countries.

This Poroshenko wrote in his Twitter.

He, in particular, urged Europe to firmly defend its own energy independence and finally get rid of "deceptive and pernicious Kremlin charms."

"Nord Stream-2" is the "Trojan horse" of the Kremlin against the European energy and, in the end, geopolitical security. I call on our European partners to get rid of deceptive and pernicious Kremlin charms as quickly as possible and firmly defend their own energy security," the head of the Ukrainian state said.

At the end of July, the Russian gas pipeline Nord Stream resumed its work after planned preventive works. At the same time, the transit of gas through Ukraine via the gas pipeline was reduced. As of Monday, July 30, the amount of pumping through the Uzhgorod gas corridor was 156 million cubic meters. At the same time on Sunday, July 29, the nomination for pumping gas with the same corridor was 198 million cubic meters, was transferred to the Russian agency Interfax with reference to European gas operators.

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