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Nord Stream II breaks with the EU's own targets for diversification

March 31st 2017 - 13:49

The European Commission, at the request of the Danish government, decided to intervene in the case of the construction of a gas pipeline between Russia and Germany, which will pass through the Danish part of the Baltic Sea. 

The gas pipeline breaks with the EU's own targets for diversifcation, says Sijbren de Jong in a conversation with Danish newspaper Information.dk. The full article (in Danish) can be read here (behind a paywall).

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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.