Date: 10 months ago   Category: Economy

Medvedev has thanked Finland for a position on "Nord Stream - 2" - RIA Novosti, 9/26/2018

HELSINKI, 26 Sep — RIA Novosti. The prime minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev has thanked Finland for a constructive position on implementation of the Nord Stream-2 project.© RIA Novosti / Natalya Seliverstova to Pass into an image bank In the MFA have told about pressure of the USA upon Europe on power cooperation with Russia "I Want to thank our partners and in general Finland for a constructive position on "Nord Stream-2". On the Finnish section of the route there are already works since September 5" — Medvedev at a press conference has said following the results of negotiations with the Finnish colleague Yukhoy Sipilya. He has also noted that big prospects of two countries are offered in the forest industry what signing on fields of negotiations of the memorandum of cooperation on the project of a construction of cellulose plant in the Vologda region testifies to. Besides, Medvedev has paid attention to a number of initiatives of interaction in the industry, construction, telecommunications, education. The Russian prime minister has also emphasized that on the agenda recultivation of the ground of hazardous waste Krasnyi Bor in the Leningrad Region where the Finnish technologies of recycling can be demanded. © Photo: Nord Stream 2/Axel Schmidt In Ukraine have counted possible losses from "Nord Stream — 2" the Nord Stream-2 Project assumes construction of two gas pipelines with a general power of 55 billion cubic meters of gas a year from the coast of Russia through the Baltic Sea to Germany. The new pipeline is planned to be constructed near Nord Stream. The company created for planning, construction and further operation of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline is Nord Stream 2 AG (it is controlled by Gazprom). The construction license was already issued by Germany, Finland and Sweden. It was necessary to receive consent from Denmark. Realization of "Nord Stream-2" is opposed by a number of the countries, in particular Ukraine which is afraid to lose income from transit of the Russian gas, and the USA having ambitious plans concerning export to Europe of the LNG. Besides, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland in common stated that they don't approve construction. Their leaders are sure that it is the political project. "Nord Stream – 2"



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