United States reiterates its opposition to Nord Stream 2

United States reiterates its opposition to Nord Stream 2

The United States encourages Ukraine to carry out the energy sector reform and reiterates its opposition to implementation of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 project.

This was discussed during the meeting of U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman in Copenhagen on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"The Deputy Secretary emphasized the importance of energy sector reform and reiterated U.S. opposition to Nord Stream 2," the U.S. Department of State reported after the meeting.

As noted, the American side “reinforced the importance of the Ukrainian government meeting the IMF’s requirements for the next installment of its financial assistance package.”

The parties also discussed anti-corruption reforms, Ukraine’s IMF package, energy security, and humanitarian issues.


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