News Digest Item
16 Jul 2018

Germany under increasing pressure to cancel Nord Stream 2

Deutsche Welle

Germany is facing greater pressure from the United States, central and eastern European countries, and the European Commission to cancel Nord Stream 2, the controversial pipeline project that would lead to more German imports of Russian natural gas, according to an article by Darko Janjevic on Deutsche Welle. But German officials are moving forward with the project, arguing that the country needs “a reliable source of energy to facilitate its long-term shift to renewable sources”, the author explains.

Read the article in English here.

For background, read the article Trump lashes out at Nord Stream 2, says Germany is “totally controlled” by Russia and the factsheet Germany’s dependence on imported fossil fuels.

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