Hungary, Ukraine summon ambassadors over Russian gas supply deal spat

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By Krisztina Than and Pavel Polityuk BUDAPEST/KYIV (Reuters) -Ukraine and Hungary summoned one another’s ambassadors on Tuesday in a growing row over Budapest’s signing of a new long-term gas deal with Russia, which Kyiv regards as a threat to its national security. The flows will run mainly via the newly-built Russian undersea gas pipeline TurkStream, not through Ukraine, which says it fears politically-motivated cuts in the transhipments from Russia for which it gets paid. Ukraine’s Energy Minister was expected to meet his European Union counterpart over the issue while Russia warned Ukraine…

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