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Estonia’s Paet: By supporting Nord Stream 2, Germany ignores energy independence principle

Monday, February 11, 2019

Member of the European Parliament Urmas Paet, former longtime foreign minister of Estonia, criticized the German government for supporting the construction of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and opined that such action ignores the shared objectives of the European Energy Union aimed at decreasing dependence on external energy traders. “The development of Nord Stream 2 continues at full throttle, despite the fact that several European states have expressed their severe…