Germany is ready for consultations with Ukraine on Nord Stream 2

The Office of the President of Ukraine, following a meeting with a representative of the German Foreign Ministry, said that Germany was ready for Ukraine-initiated consultations on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, Evropeyska Pravda reports.

Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva met with the Commissioner for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany Matthias Lüttenberg. Zhovkva reportedly noted the threats to the security of both Ukraine and all of Europe associated with Nord Stream 2.

"For his part, the authorized German Foreign Ministry announced the readiness of the German side to hold consultations on Nord Stream-2, which was initiated by our state," the Office of the President of Ukraine said in a statement.

On July 21, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said that Ukraine would initiate consultations with the European Commission and Germany on Nord Stream 2.

On July 21, the United States and Germany announced that they had officially agreed to complete the construction of the Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, publishing a joint declaration promising Ukraine.

The European Parliament appealed to the EU institutions because of Nord Stream 2.

As reported, Ukraine will insist on the need for sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 operator.

Tags: Naftogaz, Nord Stream 2, EU, USA, GTS, foreign affairs, negotiations, Ukraine, pipeline, Germany, gas supplies

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