28th June 2017

sputniknews.com: EU Commission Received Letter From 6 EU Gas Shippers Supporting Nord Stream 2

A spokesperson for the European Commission said that the European Commission received a letter from six operators of gas transmission systems from Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic with an expression of support for the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline, sputniknews.com writes.

The letter added that if the EU attitude toward the Nord Stream 2 project differs from that toward other similar pipeline construction projects, for example, in the Mediterranean Sea, this will increase the prospect of legal uncertainty for the supporters of pipeline projects in the future.

The Nord Stream 2 project presumes the construction of two gas pipelines with a combined annual capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas. The new pipeline is planned to be laid along Nord Stream pipeline route from the Russian coast through the Baltic Sea to a hub in Germany.

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