HELSINKI, 5 April. /TASS/. The Finnish government gave the construction project of the gas pipeline “Nord stream – 2” conditional permission to use its exclusive economic zone. This was announced Thursday by the office of the Finnish Cabinet.
“[Adopted] a decision regarding the use of the exclusive economic zone of Finland to give conditional approval to the project of the pipeline “Nord stream – 2″. The authorisation will be valid for 50 years, after which it will need to be updated”, – stated in the message.
As explained TASS adviser to the Ministry of employment and the economy Finland Kari Terminals, this is only the first phase of permitting for the project.