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9. 1. 2009 12:26

Topolánek Leaving for Kiev to Negotiate on Gas Supplies from Russia

Following his discussion last night with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, the President of the EU Council, M. Topolánek, agreed this morning with Ukrainian President Yushchenko and Prime Minister Y. Tymoshenko on a personal visit to Kiev.

He will leave for Kiev this afternoon in order to discuss specific details of the functioning of the European Commission’s monitoring group and to make sure the observers are deployed immediately at points that are relevant for the transit of Russian gas via Ukraine to the EU, so that gas supplies can be restored as soon as possible.

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