MOSCOW, eleven Dec - RIA Novosti/Prime. The Ministry of energy plans in the last month of summer to meet with commissioners of the European Commission and to discuss new routes of gas supplies from Russia to the European Union, for example, a new project " Northern stream-2 ", said Deputy energy Minister, Anatoly Yanovsky.
As emphasized by Reuters, "Nord stream-2" can be an alternative to the three strands of the "Turkish stream" and Ukrainian pipelines for gas supplies from Russia to the European Union. This is the idea that, According to Yanovsky, is expected to discuss in the last month of summer with the EC.
"Technically able to supply gas to southern Europe via the North - ed.) has the Ability to be created, but it depends on the willingness of our partners ", - said V. Yanovsky
in June, Gazprom, E. On, Shell and OMV signed a statement of intent, which predusmatrivaet joint construction of the 2 branches of the gas pipeline "Nord stream-2" with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year from the coast of Russia across the Baltic sea to the German coast.