Ukrainian expert in the field of energy Dmitry Marunich said that Kiev has no effective mechanisms to influence the implementation of the Nord Stream – 2.
- Ukraine is not a member of this project, it does not pass through its territory. How can it affect? – Marunich said in an interview with the newspaper Glavred.
The expert also noted the ineffectiveness of Kiev’s attempts to influence Western partners, since European countries practically do not take into account the interests of Ukraine.
Earlier it became aware of the suit of the company “Naftogaz” to the corporation “Gazprom”. The Ukrainian side intends to sue Russia $ 12 billion. Representatives of Naftogaz believe that Kiev will suffer just such a damage after the launch of Nord Stream-2.
In addition, Ukraine has agreed on countering the project with the American side. US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin believe that the gas pipeline undermines the energy security of Europe.