Date: 4 weeks ago   Category: Politics

Ukraine and the USA discussed an issue of Nord Stream-2


The United States Secretary of Energy during the visit to Kiev discussed gas issues with the president and the prime minister of Ukraine. The prime minister Volodymyr Groysman at a meeting with the United States Secretary of Energy Rick Perry suggested to combine efforts on counteraction to the Russian Nord Stream project-2. There was a speech about it at a meeting on Tuesday, May 21, reports the Government portal. "Construction of Nord Stream 2 - a kind of power weapon of Russia. They want to use this gas pipeline for influence on the European partners. Ukraine categorically against construction. Thanks of the USA for support in this important question", - Groysman told. In turn, Perry noted that the USA supports Ukraine and will remain our strong economic partner. "Huge natural resources are in Ukraine underground, and it is an important resource of your people. It is necessary to counteract those who can use power as weapon. Therefore opposes as the USA construction of the Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline", - he told. At a meeting it was also said that Ukraine and the USA have many general developments which need to be strengthened in the future. As it is noted, it is the second visit of Perry in Ukraine, the first took place in November, 2018. Washington intends to impose sanctions on construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline and prepares the relevant bill. At the same time, the Bloomberg edition reports that during the visit to Kiev Perry reported about preparation of new sanctions of the USA against Nord Stream-2. Washington already repeatedly stated that it is dissatisfied with construction of gas pipelines Nord Stream-2 and the Turkish stream as it will allow Russia to refuse transit of gas through the territory of Ukraine. Let's note, on the eve of Perry discussed gas issues with the president Vladimir Zelensky and the head of Naftogaz Andrey Kobolev. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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