Peter made this Informationsfreiheit request to Generaldirektion Steuern und Zollunion
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Dear Madam, Sir,
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
All documents - including but not limited to minutes, (hand-written) notes, audio recordings, verbatim reports, operational conclusions, lines to take, briefings, e-mails, letters, position papers and presentations - related to any communication with Lukoil and/or Gazprom, since 1 January 2022.
Follow the Money
1054 HT Amsterdam
Thank you for your request of 28/06/2022. We hereby acknowledge receipt of
your application for access to documents, which was registered on
29/06/2022 under reference number GESTDEM 2022/3736.
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Dear Madam, Sir,
I acknowledge receipt of your reply to my access to documents request GESTDEM 2022/3736.