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Ukraine: "Gas should not be an instrument of politics" says Oettinger01:00

Ukraine: "Gas should not be an instrument of politics" says Oettinger

Ukraine, Kiev
September 23, 2014 at 06:31 GMT +00:00 · Published

The 12th Energy Communission Ministerial Council meeting was held at the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine in Kiev on Tuesday. The meeting will take place ahed of a trilateral gas meeting which is expected to take place on September 26 in Berlin.

After the meeting, Vice-President of the European Commission Günther Oettinger addressed a joint press conference with Ukraine's Minister for Coal and Industry Yuri Prodan. Oettinger stated that gas supplies and prices should not be used as political instruments, and the EU's main goal was to ensure 'common security of energy supplies'.

Ukraine: "Gas should not be an instrument of politics" says Oettinger01:00
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The 12th Energy Communission Ministerial Council meeting was held at the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine in Kiev on Tuesday. The meeting will take place ahed of a trilateral gas meeting which is expected to take place on September 26 in Berlin.

After the meeting, Vice-President of the European Commission Günther Oettinger addressed a joint press conference with Ukraine's Minister for Coal and Industry Yuri Prodan. Oettinger stated that gas supplies and prices should not be used as political instruments, and the EU's main goal was to ensure 'common security of energy supplies'.

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