With eye on Russia, EU Council vows to boost security of supply


Slovak Economy Minister Peter Žiga (R) chats with Polish Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchorzewski (L) during the Energy Ministers Council in Brussels, Belgium, December 5, 2016.

Slovak Presidency pushes regional cooperation, solidarity, transparency of gas supply contracts

At a meeting of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council on December 5, ministers held a policy debate on the proposal for a regulation concerning measures to safeguard the security of gas supply.

Both EU Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete and European Commission Vice President for Energy Union Maros Šefčovič were present.

“Regarding SoS regulation (Regulation on Security of Gas Supply), we understand that the Council agreed on a text presented by the Slo...

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