OREANDA-NEWS. During his visit to Ukraine, the High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell will not discuss Nord Stream 2. Borrell himself said this on January 4 in an interview with the Polish Press Agency (PAP).

Borrell noted that German regulators are now dealing with the SP-2 issue.

“We are now focusing all our efforts on defusing tensions and preventing a worsening of the situation,” Borrell said, speaking of the goals of his visit to Ukraine.

Borrell's working visit to Ukraine takes place from 4 to 6 January. In addition, it is noted that Borrel, accompanied by Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba, will visit the contact line in Donbass. The EU High Representative will then meet with the Ukrainian authorities.

Earlier, on January 2, US President Joe Biden and Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy discussed measures to support Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity during a telephone conversation. During the conversation, the owner of the White House expressed his adherence to the principle of "nothing about you without you" in relation to Kiev, and also announced Washington's support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

In addition, the American leader noted that the United States, its allies and partners will give a decisive response in the event of an aggravation of the situation on the Ukrainian border.