The Ambassador of Russia in Austria commented on the situation with the "Northern stream — 2"

The project "Northern stream - 2" remains at the heart of the Russian-Austrian energy dialogue with the political support of both parties, said Tuesday the Ambassador of Russia in Austria Dmitry lubinsky.

"Energy companies "Gazprom" and OMV are cooperating closely for more than 50 years, and the project of the pipeline "Nord stream - 2", in which OMV is active investing, remains in the center of the Russian-Austrian energy dialogue. With the political support of both parties", - said the Ambassador in an online event, organized by the Austrian-Russian friendship society in Vienna.

Lubinsky said that, despite affecting the entire world crisis around coronavirus, the traditionally friendly Russian-Austrian relations continue to develop.

"We are committed to systematic work formed this year by the Federal government of the Austrian people's party and greens, headed by Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, as well as to continuing our good and trusting contacts with all the important political forces of Austria. We are also ready for further activation of bilateral cooperation in various spheres", - added the Ambassador.

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