Attacks on Nord Stream-2 continue

The Nord Stream-2 project has again turned out to be in the center of discussions. However, these discussions have a noticeable taste of deja vu. Again, as at the end of 2015, a collective appeal with the criticism of the project was sent to the governing bodies of the European Union. Again, they say that the construction of a new gas pipeline from Russia to Germany undermines the energy security of Europe and leads to geopolitical instability.

And the letter signers are the same. The heads of Governments of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia and Romania, and the President of Lithuania is also convinced that the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline will cause "potentially destabilizing geopolitical consequences" and "may bear some risks to the energy security of Central and Eastern Europe".

The Reuters, reporting this, states that Croatia has a similar position (in the territory of which the EU on the tip from the United States plans to launch a pilot project for receiving liquefied natural gas terminal). Allegedly representatives of Zagreb signed a version of the letter, but traces of the Croatian signature were somewhere lost.

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