8 Dec 2009 13:03

Watchdog to give green light for Nord Stream in Dec

MOSCOW. Dec 8 (Interfax) - Rosprirodnador, the Russian natural resources watchdog, will give the all-clear for the construction of the Nord Stream gas pipeline this month, Natural Resources Minister Yury Trutnev told reporters.

"The fishermen are taking their time on Nord Stream. They won't be able to count all the fish, but I think they'll come up with a figure in December," he said.