Polish FM Czaputowicz: Nord Stream 2 must not be built

Polish FM Czaputowicz: Nord Stream 2 must not be built

Ukrinform
Poland’s stance on the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline remains unwavering: this project must not be implemented.

"Poland’s stance on the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline coincides with the common stance of the European Commission and remains unwavering. The gas directive should apply to all the gas pipelines. This project must not be implemented," Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said during a meeting with Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze in Davos, the Government Portal reports.

According to him, if the Russian gas transit through the territory of Ukraine is stopped, Ukraine will lose protection against the advancement of Russian aggression.

"Poland views the Nord Stream 2 as a significant threat to the peace and security on the European continent from the point of view of deepening European countries’ dependence on Russian energy and the prospects for an escalation of Russian aggression against Ukraine. When the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine is stopped, Ukraine will lose both profits and a certain protection from the advancement of the Russian aggression," Czaputowicz noted.

In turn, Klympush-Tsintsadze expressed gratitude for the joint efforts and a clear stance of Poland against the construction of Nord Stream 2.


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2019 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-