EC Vice President: EU, Russia agree to hold ministerial gas meeting by September's end

EC Vice President: EU, Russia agree to hold ministerial gas meeting by September's end
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The European Union and Russia agreed to hold "the next Trilateral Gas Talks this month" with participation of Ukraine, Vice President of the European Commission (EC) Maros Sefcovic said on Friday, APA reports citing TASS.

"The precise date to be announced soon, after consulting the Ukrainian side," Sefcovic noted.

Note that a diplomatic source in Brussels said in early August that trilateral ministerial gas talks were scheduled for September 16. Later the European Commission offered to Russia and Ukraine the week from September 16 to 11 for the meeting.

The previous round of gas talks at the ministerial level was held in the middle of 2018.

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