France confirms its interest in Nord Stream-2 project — Russia’s Energy Minister

The project concerning the expansion of the Nord Stream gas pipeline will be carried out together with the French company ENGIE.

France has confirmed its interest in the Nord Stream-2 project, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters.

"We have discussed the issues of cooperation between Russian and French companies. In particular, the biggest project will be carried out together with the French company ENGIE — it concerns the expansion of the Nord Stream gas pipeline — its third and fourth lines. France confirmed its interest in the project," Novak said.

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