Ukraine-Russia gas deal should put Nord Stream criticism in ‘perspective’ – Šefčovič

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A new gas transit deal between Russia and Ukraine should assuage fears over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič said.

Ukrainian and Russian officials reached a last-minute agreement on gas supply late on Friday following Thursday’s nine-hour round of talks brokered by the Commission. The two countries’ current contract was due to expire at the end of December.


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