Russia may preserve Ukrainian transit route – Novak

Russia is prepared to keep shipping gas via Ukraine if it turns out to be more advantageous than via the new Turkish Stream and Nord Stream 2 pipelines, Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said.
By Staff reporter 8 September 2017 0 27502

Russia is prepared to keep shipping some gas via Ukraine if it turns out to be more advantageous than doing so via the new Turkish Stream and Nord Stream 2 pipelines, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview with RBC-TV.

“Our position is that this issue [of preserving transit] can be discussed. It can be discussed if the conditions will be far more advantageous than transport via new infrastructure that is being built. Some amount of transportation through Ukraine’s territory will probably remain,”...

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