Warsaw has opposed the construction of the pipeline, as it is loss-making and allegedly “undermines energy solidarity in Europe”, stated the President of Poland Andrzej Duda.
BRUSSELS, 18 Nov –, Vladimir Dobrovolsky. Poland opposes the construction of the gas pipeline “Nord stream-2”, considers him a political project that undermines energy solidarity in Europe, said the President of Poland Andrzej Duda.
“With regard to the “Nord stream – 2″, we do not agree with this investment, we do not believe that this is an economic investment, this has nothing to do with the economy, it’s a loss from the point of view of the economy,” Duda said at a press conference in Brussels.
He noted that Poland “believes this investment is political”.
“They are contrary to European law because it undermines energy solidarity in Europe”, — said the President.
The project “Northern stream-2” involves the construction of two pipelines with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year from the coast of the Russian Federation through the Baltic sea to Germany. Gazprom will own 50%, BASF, E. ON, Engie, OMV, Shell — 10% in the project. The new pipeline is planned to be built close to the “Nord stream-1”.