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The Moscow Times: If gas merger is considered, European Union should join talks

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May 6, 2010, 12:35 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Reuters

The European Union should be part of any talks between Kiev and Moscow to merge their national gas companies.

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The European Union should be part of any talks between Kiev and Moscow to merge their national gas companies, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said Wednesday. The comment, Yanukovych's first public reaction to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's proposal last week, could upset Moscow, which wants to sideline the EU from the process. Read the story here.
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