The operator “Nord stream-2” responded to criticism from eight countries of the EU

In a statement issued by the press service of Nord Stream 2, specify that the letter, directed in a number of countries European Commission President, “unfortunately based on a number of fallacies and assertions, which could not tolerate objective criticism.”

The operator of Nord Stream 2 agreed that security of supply is of key importance not only for the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, but also for the whole EU. It is emphasized that the pipeline poses no risk to the States, largely depending on one energy source. Moreover, these countries will benefit from projects such as “Nord stream-2”.

The statement also highlights the fact that the demand for gas is steadily increasing while the reserves of the North sea are declining. “Unfortunately, the letter to the President of the European Commission does not recognize all of the benefits of additional gas supplies for the European environment and global climate.