French energy company Electricite de France may have a share of up to 20% of the South Stream gas transit pipeline, Russian PM Vladimir Putin announced.

Putin met Monday with his Italian counterpart Silvio Berlusconi prior to a summit at Villa Gernetto in Lesmo near Milan, Italy.

“PM Berlusconi and I have agreed that France will become part of the South Stream project, and the agreement for that will be signed in St….