Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a telephone conversation; the parties discussed the construction of the “Nord stream-2” and gas transit through Ukraine, the press service of the German government reports.
The conversation also touched upon the implementation of the Minsk agreements.
“Energy issues such as gas transit through Ukraine and the “Nord stream-2″ pipeline were also discussed,” the report says.
“Nord stream-2” is a gas pipeline with a length of more than 1,200 kilometers, which runs between Russia and Germany along the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Work on laying pipes began three years ago. The construction is planned to be completed in the coming months.