The head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk in the process of briefing in Brussels with high representative of the Union for foreign Affairs And security policy Federica Mogherini appealed to the European Union with a petition to block the project " Northern stream-2 ".
"We appeal to our European partners that the project" Northern stream-2 " has passed the most rigid inspection. And We believe that this project must be blocked, as not in the interests of neither the EU nor Ukraine ", - He said, reports news Agency.
"It (the project) leaves Ukraine, Poland And Slovakia without billion dollars of parish money, and also leaves the EU without competition in the gas market, making it dependent on Gazprom," Yatsenyuk proves. 4 September, the Russian Firm Gazprom signed the shareholder agreement on the gas pipeline " Nord stream – 2 ", which provides for an increase in the supply of natural gas to the EU. Signatures under the document were put by head of Gazprom Alexey Miller, the Chairman of the Board of BASF Kurt Bock, Board member of E. ON Klaus sch?fer, Deputy General Director ENGIE Pierre Shreir, the Head of OMV AG, Dr. Rainer Seele, managing Director of Royal Dutch Shell Ben van Bearden. Print edition OPINION noted, the participants asserted that the project needs Europe, And looked in detail, why this project is "no more political" than the " South stream ". According to experts, "Nord stream – 2" has two purposes, And the substitution of Ukrainian transit – only one of them. Main purpose the extension of gas supplies from Russia to North-Western Europe. The second task of the "Nord stream – 2" – Is the supply of gas to the Balkans." Pipe to supply gas North of the Balkans, plus Slovakia And Italy. It's just most of the fuel that is transported nowadays through the territory of Ukraine ", – stresses field specialist, Deputy Director of the national energy security Fund Alexei Grivach.