Pipelines, Storage & Power

Putin asks EU to show more support for Nord Stream 2

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that he hopes the EU will show more enthusiasm towards the Nord Stream 2 pipeline
By Staff reporter 4 October 2018 0 32789

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that he hopes the EU will show more enthusiasm towards the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project than Bulgaria did towards the ditched South Stream project, Interfax has reported.

“I do not want Europe as a whole to look exactly like Bulgaria and to show weakness and inability to protect its national interests,” Putin said at a press conference following talks between Russia and Austria, which currently holds the presidency of the EU.

“Let me...