11-09-15

New gas pipeline project Nord Stream-2 comes under heavy criticism

Ukraine says Nord Stream-2 is affecting the security of continuous gas supply of the EU's southeastern member states

Gas supply has become a gepolitical factor

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk heavily criticised a deal between Gazprom and Western firms to build a second gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea to Germany, bypassing Ukraine and Poland, AFP reported. “The construction of Nord Stream-2 is affecting the security of the continuous gas supply of the EU's southeastern countries. It is a monopolisation of gas supply routes to the EU," Yatsenyuk was quoted by the news agency. See also our cepInput on the matter.