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    Russia stands for energy transportation diversification aimed at ensuring the supplies reliability and European energy security strengthening, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia stands for diversification of energy transportation aimed at ensuring the reliability of supplies and strengthening European energy security, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

    "We have been consistently advocating the diversification of energy transportation modes that would improve the reliability of supplies and, therefore, European energy security as a whole," Putin said in an article published in Greek newspaper Kathimerini ahead of his visit to Greece on May 27-28.

    The planned trip to Greece would be fourth for Putin, after visits in 2001, 2006 and in 2007.

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