Reuters: Russia proposes Slovakia join Nord Stream 2 and Turkstream

21:57, 05 June 2019
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"We need to find common points and mutually beneficial cooperation areas concerning connecting Slovakia to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, as well as to Turkish Stream," TASS quoted Medvedev as saying after talks with Slovakian Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini in Moscow, Reuters said.

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Nord Stream 2, an 11 billion euro ($12.4 billion) project to build a gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, has come under fire from the United States and several eastern European and Nordic countries, which fear it will undermine Ukraine’s gas transit revenues and increase the EU’s reliance on Russian gas.

Slovakia is ready to provide its storages for gas that will be delivered via the pipeline, the Russian news agencies cited Pellegrini as saying.

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