The European Parliament adopted a resolution against the construction of “Nord stream — 2”
MOSCOW, December 12 — RIA Novosti. The European Parliament called for the closure of the project “Northern stream — 2”. Stream from Strasbourg is on the website of the European Parliament.
The text of the resolution draft called political and posing a threat to European security.
The document also stresses the “key role” of Ukraine to the energy security of Europe.The construction of “Nord stream — 2”
“Nord stream — 2” involves the laying of two gas thread with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters per year off the coast of Russia through the Baltic sea to Germany.
The construction permit was issued by Germany, Finland and Sweden. It remains to obtain the agreement of Denmark.
Against the implementation of the project previously made by the Ukraine — because of the fear of losing income from the transit of Russian gas to Europe and the United States, promoting plans to export its LNG. About the political orientation of the project also stated Latvia, Poland and Lithuania.
Moscow has repeatedly called on not to perceive the pipeline as a tool of influence.
- The congressmen called for the introduction of sanctions against “Northern stream — 2”
- Peskov told about the future of gas transit through Ukraine