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Ukraine/Russia: Agreement to Restore Gas Flows to Europe

Press Statement
Robert Wood
Acting Spokesman
Washington, DC
January 22, 2009
January 22, 2009


The United States welcomes the resolution of the gas dispute between Ukraine and Russia. We understand gas flows have been restored to European customers.

This incident underscores the need for transparent, market-oriented arrangements for the sale and shipment of natural gas and the importance of diversifying energy supplies. The United States stands ready to support European Union efforts to enhance its energy security.



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