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EU Commission president will not let Russia dictate gas pipeline

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has determined that the plans for Nord Stream 2 do not adhere to the regulations for the EU energy union.

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker sent a letter Wednesday in response to concerns from members of the European Parliament who do not approve of the Russian gas pipeline Nord Stream 2.

In the letter, Juncker writes that the Commission wants competition in the gas market, but that the plans for Nord Stream 2 currently do not adhere to the regulations for the EU energy union.

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