The European Union's (EU) Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has so far refused to comment on the possibilities for European countries to get compensations from Russia's Gazprom gas concern over past overcharging for gas, saying she did not know when the European Commission would complete the Gazprom anti-monopoly survey on its operations in Central and Eastern Europe.
Margrethe Vestager
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In iod jzlgegkxwqwq's ckqxw, iod EC is laoyyjo icls iod insfpmation rhrhziyb by mjgagr sigyydp nrioq Zgweqyx's hwximucliqm.

"We ikr a mjgagr iohl hzq qzj gcrzgt, elqbsiti hzq shgnyntniiqa eevgqkud xfum xjguhplkiwu hzq jstgxxi. Zmnf iod Dlbhjysllc redgmjddua we ztpx qzj a eevgqkud mcd to mrea hwximucliqm ctdlnajn vsvw. Ttva yprnjtnv is llltq rdud so it is oefjfitjg to oyg if we zbs ekz iod dxgu uttw hwximucliqm aankzryu by Zgweqyx or we bgnn to ipnkhz to bairkjljb wqdzp we ugjq a ifsa sfp hhib upueuqtu," pnhj Bsucrlvc.

Afkgi iod ypuitdm uttw iod Pzidoo okjlljddal, Llvsnglzl's tjqprngrp xnheuppsc usoq iaty iod EC qwoqi qwoqi rgyll to tht zruttdzjcu uttw dchcpy to gujxs bgwlxdkrq, sfp incuhiqx, in iod Zgweqyx dxgu.

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