“We are working with our partners - the United States, Germany, Europe, so that Ukraine receives a real mechanism of guarantees that if this“ non-economic project ”(Nord Stream 2 -


) is implemented, appropriate steps will be taken.

We expect it to be on paper, because we want to believe not words, but concrete steps, ”TASS quoted Ermak as saying.

According to him, the mechanism of sanctions against Russia introduced earlier by the West worked.

Earlier, the chairman of the board of PJSC Gazprom, Alexey Miller, said that the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline was fully completed at 08:45 Moscow time on September 10.