The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said about the intention of 16 December to participate in a mini-EU summit, which among other things will discuss the construction of " Nord stream-2 ".
The project "Northern stream-2" involves the construction of 2 pipelines with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year from the coast of the Russian Federation through the Baltic sea to Germany." To Gazprom " will belong to the 50%, BASF, E. ON, Engie, OMV, Shell - 10%. The new pipeline is expected to build very close to the " Nord stream-1 ".
first of Kiev said that in the case of the launch of the new gas supply route from Russia to the European Union Ukraine will be every year to lose up to $ 2 billion it currently earns on the transit of gas from Russia.
"We decided and Agreed with the President of the European Commission and President of the European Council about the fact that on the 16th held a mini-summit with the participation of both presidents, with the assistance of key commissioners, where will be discussed not only the issue of introduction of visa-free regime (EU-Ukraine), but also the introduction of a free trade zone with the EU since 1 January ", - said Poroshenko in the interview to Ukrainian channels.
Also, According to the Ukrainian President, Agreed to discuss at the conference the issue of the construction of the " Nord stream-2 "." Agreed very major negotiations in the energy sector, We have a very tight agenda, including the question of the " Nord stream-2 ", - said Poroshenko.