It became known that may prevent the construction of “Nord stream-2”

In “Gazprom” do not see reasons for the possible failure Evrosousom the issuance of the necessary permits for the construction of the pipeline “Nord stream-2”, but political. About this during the investor Day Gazprom in Singapore, said Deputy Chairman of the Board of holding Alexander Medvedev.


“We are confident, since the project repeats the technological scheme of the project “Northern stream” with all the standards that were in place, I don’t see a reason or reasons why the permit may be denied, except, if a decision will be made for political reasons”, — he said.


Medvedev also stressed that the project “Northern stream-2” is economic in nature and implemented in the interests of consumers of gas from the EU.


He also added that Europe remains a priority market for the export of gas “Gazprom”. In 2016 the share of the holding company in the European market grew by 3% in comparison with 2015.

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