“On behalf of the President of Russia, Gazprom has begun design and survey work on the Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline,” TASS quoted Miller as saying.

According to him, the goal of the project is to connect the gas transmission infrastructure of the West and the East of Russia, gasification in Eastern Siberia.

“Also, Power of Siberia-2 can become the basis of a new export channel through Mongolia to China with a capacity of up to 50 billion cubic meters. m, ”he added.

At the same time, he pointed out, the Yamal gas will be supplied both to Europe and to Asia.

At the end of March, Russian leader Vladimir Putin at a meeting with Miller approved the transition to the development of a feasibility study for the “Power of Siberia - 2”.