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Watch EU Energy Chief Squirm after Gazprom Meeting

He was very surprised. He was in Moscow to "explore possibilities", to "see what we could do for Southeast Europe" after South Stream cancellation.

  • "I don't think this will work like this."..."Trading system and trading practices how we do things are different."

This article originally appeared at EurActiv


EU Energy Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič said he was 'very surprised' after Russia announced it would shift all its gas transit from Ukraine to Turkey, and that EU customers should buy this gas at the border with Greece.

“We don’t work like this,” Šefčovič said. “I believe we can find a better solution,” he added.

Šefčovič's comments came after his first visit to Russia since he was appointed Commission Vice-President for the Energy Union.

 


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