French rejection of gas pipeline leads Spain and Germany to consider different approach

Spain and Germany are considering whether to sidestep France to lay a pipeline linking the two nations.

French President Emmanuel Macron sees no reason to revive plans for a new gas pipeline linking Spain and France. | Photo: Stephane Mahe/AFP / POOL

Spain, Portugal and Germany are close to losing patience with France regarding a gas pipeline between the Iberian Peninsula and Germany, reports Politico.

The EUR 3bn MidCat pipeline is intended to transmit gas from Spain and Portugal to the Pyrenees in France, from which the gas will be forwarded to Germany and the rest of Europe.

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