Date: 3 months ago   Category: Economy

Senators of the USA suggested to invest $1 billion in refusal of Europe of energy resources from Russia — Rambler News Service


Senators of the USA suggested to invest $1 billion in refusal of Europe of energy resources from Russia
Photo: Maxim Bogodvid / Members of subcommittee on external relations of the senate of the USA on Europe and regional cooperation in safety Ron Johnson (Republican Party) and Chris Murphy (Democratic party) submitted to RIA Novosti the bill which offers allocation of $1 billion for refusal of the countries of Europe of the Russian energy resources, is reported on Murphy's website. The project under the name "Law on the European Energy Security and Diversification" has to, according to the press release, "to provide the USA new tools for fight against harmful influence of Russia" which uses domination in the energy market and allegedly resorts to bribery, corruption and promotion and also undermines the western institutes. According to the American senators, additional financing of the European energy projects will help to diversify energy supply to Europe and to reduce influence of Russia on the region. Senator Chris Murphy emphasized that the USA already "fairly invested billions in strengthening of military defense in Eastern Europe". Now, according to him, the American authorities should pay attention to the energy market of Europe most of which part depends on Russia. "Helping our allies to protect new power sources and making the contribution to strategically important projects, we will be able to break Putin's grasp in Europe and to create new jobs here, in the USA" — Murphy concluded.

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