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‘Wait till winter!' It's easy for EU to advocate ditching Russian gas when it's warm, energy minister says

15 days ago   |   By RT

Russian Energy Minister Nikolay Shulginov has commented on calls within the European Union to refuse to give financial support for Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project, saying it is easy to do so during warmer weather.
“It's easy to call for this in the summer. And when winter comes - everyone starts to consume both coal and gas,” Shulginov said in an interview with RIA Novosti on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg Economic Forum.
In May, a group of 39 lawmakers, mostly from the Green Party of the European Parliament, urged the leaders of Germany, France and Italy not to support Russia's Arctic...
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