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The Nord Stream 2 pipeline and its geopolitical implications

February 1st 2017 - 11:30

On Tuesday 31 January from 10:30-12:30h, Strategic Analyst Sijbren de Jong took take part in a public hearing organized by the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and its geopolitical implications. 

The full hearing can be watched here. Sijbren de Jong appears from 48:30 min until 1:03:43 min. He answers several questions by MEPs from 1:50:44 min until 1:56:04 min.

Mr. de Jong's comments were featured by media in Sweden, Poland and Brussels.

Sijbren de Jong is a Strategic Analyst at HCSS and lecturer in Geo-Economics at Leiden University, The Hague. He has a PhD in EU external energy security relations from the University of Leuven and holds degrees in Economic Geography (MSc) from the University of Groningen and Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (MA) from the University of Leuven. His geographical areas of expertise include Russia, Central Asia and the Caspian Sea Region; Central and Eastern Europe; and the Western Balkans.