The EC is ready to discuss South stream " on trestolone gas on the last working day of the week
Maria Kniazeva. The European Commission (EC) is ready to discuss gas pipeline " South stream " in the process of tripartite negotiations on gas at the Ministerial level between representatives of Russia, Ukraine, EU September 26, told reporters EC spokeswoman Marlene More.
" We are always ready to discuss South stream ". On the last working day of the week we will have a trilateral meeting between Russia, Ukraine and the us - EU as mediator. If the question of the " South stream " will be raised by the Russian side, We can touch Him, " said More, adding that the main topic remains the resolution of the gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine.
Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak last Friday in Sochi was announced that the Ministry hopes on 26 September to discuss the continuation of the project " South stream " with the Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for energy, g?nther Oettinger.
The European Parliament on September 18, tried to convince the EU to cancel the planned Treaty with Russia, for example, on construction of gas pipeline " South stream ". The decision on the conclusion or termination of contracts organizations and EU countries do not belong to the competence of the European Parliament. His calls are only an expression of opinion about the desired action.
The European Commission is trying to block the project, arguing that it does not meet the standards of the 3rd energy package, prohibiting companies, mining gas, own main pipelines in the EU.