German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said progress on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project will not be possible until questions are resolved over Ukraine’s role as a transit country for Russian gas, Reuters reported on Tuesday.
“I made very clear that [Nord Stream 2] is not possible without clarity on the future transit role of Ukraine,” Merkel said after a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Berlin.
“It is not just an economic issue but there are also political considerations,” she added....
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