News Digest Item
24 Oct 2017

EU Commission continues to seek influence in Nord Stream 2 negotiations

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Against resistance from the German government, the EU Commission continues to seek participation in negotiations over Nord Stream 2, the gas pipeline between Russia and Germany, Daniel Brössler and Alexander Mühlauer report for Süddeutsche Zeitung. The EU Commission wants to change EU law so that in the future, gas pipelines connecting non-member states to the EU come under European regulation. It is unclear if the Council of the European Union would support such a legislative amendment, Brössler and Mühlauer write.

Read the article in German here.

Read other CLEW news digest items about developments on the issue here. For background, read the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and its implications for international security and the CLEW factsheet Germany’s dependence on imported fossil fuels.

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