Every winner is also a loser when it comes to Nord Stream 2.
EU officials agreed late Tuesday night to amend the bloc’s Gas Directive so that its rules cover gas pipelines from third countries. The measure is aimed at the Russian-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline, now under construction, that would carry gas from Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea.
It took, unusually, only one round of negotiations between the European Parliament, Council and Commission to reach a compromise on an issue that has divided EU countries for years.
It’s a mixed result all around, angering pipeline opponents who’d wanted to kill …read more
Source: European Voice