Date: 5 months ago   Category: Energy

The Swedish politicians have opposed construction "Nord Stream – 2" — Rambler News Service


Photo: Sergey Representatives of all Swedish parliamentary pariahs oppose as Guneev/RIA Novosti construction of the Nord Stream — 2 gas pipeline which has to pass on a bottom of the Baltic Sea. Journalists of Sverige Radio radio station have come to such conclusion, having conducted the corresponding survey. Karin Enstrem authorized the Moderate Coalition Party of Sweden concerning the EU has said that construction "Nord Stream – 2" is "the bad idea". According to her, the project will negatively affect the environment, the power sphere and safety of Europe. Enstrem has promised to use "all available tools" for a construction stop. Many Swedish politicians have explained the position with the fact that the European Union intends to increase a share of the used environmentally friendly renewable energy, and the dependence of member countries of integration on fossil gas contradicts it. The eurodeputy from the Christian Democrats of Sweden Lars Adaktusson has in turn said that the Russian authorities don't respect rule of international law. "We observed it in Georgia, in Ukraine and on the Crimean peninsula. Therefore it is important to find other ways of electricity generation, but not to depend on Russia", - he has explained. The chairman of the board for the EU in Riksdag (parliament of Sweden – RNS) Jonas Eriksson, the member of the party of the environment, has told about difficulties in use of the international legislation for the purpose of a construction stop. According to him, now the European Commission has to develop new offers in the sphere of power, the environment and safety. The member of the parliamentary EU Council, the deputy of the Left Party of Sweden Jens Holm is convinced that an opportunity to stop construction "Nord Stream – 2" exists. According to the politician, for this purpose it is necessary to adopt new laws. However it is necessary to work quickly as the gas pipeline has to be constructed by the beginning of 2020. "Nord Stream-2" — the gas pipeline from Russia to Germany through the Baltic Sea 1220 km long and 55 billion cubic meters in a year. Laying of pipes for "Nord Stream — 2" in the Baltic Sea has begun in July, 2018.

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