In the United States estimated losses of Kyiv due to the Nord stream

В США оценили потери Киева из-за Северного потока

Economic losses can reach 3% of GDP.

The construction of Russia’s Nord stream gas pipeline-2 through the Baltic sea will cause Ukraine significant economic damage. Losses can be up to 3% of gross domestic product.

This was announced by U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch at the conference Oil&Gas in Kiev, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“Nord stream will reduce the transportation of gas through Ukraine… This can lead to losses of up to 3% of GDP”, – said Jovanovic.

Previously, Naftogaz acknowledged that Ukraine’s GTS will depreciate in five times without transit of Russian gas.

As reported Корреспондент.netthe European Commission will propose to extend the rules of the Third energy package of the European Union on the pipes that go to the EU from third countries, that is, and Nord stream-2.

Earlier, the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said that the EU has no unified position on the provision of the European Commission mandate on negotiations with Russia on the gas pipeline project Nord stream-2.