The date of the next tripartite consultations between Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission on the transit of Russian gas through Ukrainian territory after 2019 postponed from December for the second half of January next year at the request of Brussels.
About it said Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak, reports “Interfax” on Thursday, December 6.
“Yesterday we spoke with Commissioner (Maros – ed.), maroš Šefčovič. At his suggestion, the meeting has been moved to January. Planned to meet on December 11. Now from the European Commission, a proposal was made to reschedule for the second half of January. The expert meeting. In December until the meeting,” – said Novak.
It is noted that in recent years there has been an intensification of contacts between representatives of Russia and Ukraine with the European politicians on the issue of gas.
In late November, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak has discussed with the Minister of economy and energy, Germany Peter Altmar “future prospects of Russian gas transit through the territory of Ukraine”.
In early December, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller discussed with the Ambassador of EU in Russia Marcus Federerom project Nord stream-2.