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Merkel says Nord Stream 2 gas project not possible without Ukraine clarity

Merkel says Nord Stream 2 gas project not possible without Ukraine clarity”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has shifted her rhetoric on a controversial second underwater pipeline to bring gas from Russian Federation, saying the project could not go forward if it leaves Ukraine empty-handed. "There are political factors to be considered".

Poland and the Baltics oppose Nord Stream 2, and USA officials have spoken out against it.

Nord Stream 2 is opposed by countries such as Poland and the Baltic states for allegedly increasing European Union reliance on Russian gas. The facility is scheduled to be commissioned by the end of 2019. In the past, she has portrayed Nord Stream primarily as a business venture driven by private investors.

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But critics argue it will increase dependence on Russian Federation and enrich its state-owned energy companies at a time when Moscow stands accused of endangering European security. He offered to supply the gas through Ukraine.

The German chancellor has set herself up for a confrontation with the Russian president over the Nord Stream 2 project amid concerns Putin is attempting to increase western Europe's dependency on Russian gas at the same time as eroding Ukraine's importance in the project. The gas giant's CEO, Aleksey Miller, was quoted as saying on Tuesday that transit for Ukraine in amount of 10-15 bcm annually may be preserved, but Kiev must justify its economic expediency.

Merkel had in the past called Nord Stream 2 a purely "economic project" with no need for political intervention.

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But a German industry group that promotes economic ties with Russian Federation pushed back after Merkel's comments, saying on Tuesday Nord Stream guarantees western European energy security and that €4 billion ($4.9 billion) already invested in the project would be at risk.

"To change the legal basis with hindsight for political reasons would hurt confidence in legal certainty", said the Ausschuss.

On the other hand, the politician said, the transit of the blue fuel via Ukraine will be much cheaper, and the respective supply mechanisms can be easily modernized. Its length is over 1,200 km and the capacity - 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year.

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