In the US, announced losses that may be incurred by Ukraine due to the Russian gas pipeline “Nord Stream-2”

The gas pipeline “Nord Stream-2“through which it is planned to transport natural gas from Russia bypassing Ukraine under the Baltic sea, would deprive Ukraine of $ 2.7 billion of transit revenues a year.

This was stated by U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, UNIAN reports.

“Nord Stream-2″ will reduce gas transit through Ukraine and Ukraine will be deprived of $ 2.7 billion. for a year, or 3% of GDP,” she said.

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We will remind, in the summer, the US has promised Ukraine coal, and Russia – to block construction of the pipeline “Nord stream-2”. In particular, Ukraine and the United States have agreed to enhance cooperation in many spheres, especially in energy. In particular, the United States will supply Ukraine coal, nuclear fuel and at the same time oppose the construction of politicized Russian gas pipeline “Nord stream-2,” which Russia plans to supply gas to Europe bypassing Ukraine.