European Commission's energy union of Maroš Šefčovič is in a difficult position

The FEC group leader Yuriy Barsukov describes rules of the game for the conservation of gas transit through the Ukraine.

The Vice-President of the European Commission's energy union Maroš Šefčovič was in a difficult position. Last year he came to the post to lay the foundations for a common EU energy policy – for a start at least in regard to relations with third countries. The recent signing of an agreement of "Gazprom" with Western energy companies of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline put an end to these plans: one could hardly imagine a more vivid illustration of the fact that there is no single policy or elementary coordination in the EU in the most important issues of energy and political relations.

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