EU scrutiny for Russian pipeline through Greece


Energy Union chief says that “we have to do our outmost to keep the transits through Ukraine operational”.

BRATISLAVA – A Gazprom-driven pipeline that wants to bring Russian gas to Europe through Greece and Turkey will have to comply with EU law, European Commission’s Vice President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic told New Europe on June 20.

A day earlier, during Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' trip to the St Petersburg Economic Forum, Russia and Greece signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a joint enterprise for construction of the Turkish Stream pipeline across Greek territory.


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