The Ukrainian government welcomes the implementation by Germany's Bundestag of the EU Gas Directive.

"The Government of Ukraine welcomes 1:1 implementation by [the] Bundestag of the EU Gas Directive," Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk said on Twitter on November 13.

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"We also expect the Germany's independent energy regulator to act strictly pursuant to the Directive. The European Commission supports this position of ours," he added.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Bundestag on November 13 adopted amendments to the Gas Directive of the European Union, aimed at regulating the activities of gas pipelines of third countries on European Union territory, primarily Russia's Nord Stream 2 project.