Russian PM discussed Nord Stream 2 implementation with German Chancellor
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev met Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the ASEM summit and discussed implementation of the Nord Stream 2 project with her, TASS reports.
"I had a meeting with Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. We discussed different issues. Let me frankly say that the Nord Stream was also discussed, certainly. And various statements regarding the Nord Stream that are made overseas," Medvedev said.
The Prime Minister noted that he had presented Russian arguments regarding attractiveness and efficiency of the Nord Stream 2 project for European consumers. "We also discussed certain other points, including development of industrial cooperation and collaboration between German and our companies," he added.
Medvedev said he also had a meeting with Prime Minister of Slovenia, where economic cooperation between two countries was discussed. Matters of "northern interaction," application of law of sea, and environment protection were discussed with the Prime Minister of Norway, he noted.
Meetings were also held with prime ministers of Bulgaria and Cambodia, Medvedev said. "There was also a range of other business contacts," he added.