Czechs to send one of two EU delegates to Moscow gas talks

The European Union will send Czech Energy Minister Martin Říman and EU Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs to Moscow on Saturday to discuss the current feud between Russia and Ukraine that has left millions of Europeans freezing. Moscow had originally asked for all of the countries affected by the gas war to send a delegation to the meeting, but the talks have been downscaled to include just Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Yulia Tymoshenko, as well as the two EU representatives.

Author: Rosie Johnston