Questions of the gas pipeline " South stream " and Opal was not discussed at the tripartite meeting on gas between Russia, the European Commission and Ukraine in Brussels, told reporters EC spokeswoman Marlene More.
" it was not raised, " Holzner said at a press conference, answering a journalist's question was raised whether the question about these 2 pipelines on the talks held yesterday.
The European Commission is trying to block the project " South stream ", arguing that it does not meet the standards of the 3rd energy package, prohibiting companies, mining gas, own main pipelines in the EU.
in the Opal gas arrives from Russia coming into the European Union via a subsea pipeline " Nord stream ", but due to the limitations of European regulators pipe loaded only halfway. The European Commission promised to make a final decision before the end of October, but did not rule out that it will be taken later.
first source in the EC said Last news that the European Commission has decided to extend the deadline for the adoption of decisions on access " Gazprom " to the Opal pipeline before the end of January 2015.