Switch of the Ukraine to gas from the EU is another argument for Nord Stream-2

The desire of Kiev to receive gas not from Russia, but from Europe is an additional factor supporting the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline.

This opinion was expressed by director of European Centre for Energy and Resouce (EUCERS) Professor Friedbert Pflüger in an interview with reporters.

"Recently, Naftogaz Ukrainy states it wouldn’t buy gas from Russia any more, and would rely on gas from the EU. Thus an argument for Nord Stream-2 was given indirectly and unintentionally. If we make additional supplies, it’s logical that we need additional volumes. We should also remember that the Ukraine announced plans to dramatically increase the tariffs for the transit. And you can understand the logic of the consortium on Nord stream-2, which tries to save the cost of transit against the background of increasingly fierce competition,"- the expert argued.

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