Ukraine should remain gas transit country after construction of Nord Stream 2 – Merkel

Ukraine should remain gas transit country after construction of Nord Stream 2 – Merkel

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Ukraine's role as a transit country should remain after the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said this after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, RFE/RL reported.

"Germany believes Ukraine's role as a transit country should continue after the construction of Nord Stream 2... it has a strategic importance," Merkel said.

She added that "Germany is ready to help ensure such an outcome... It is also necessary to think about guarantees for Ukraine."

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