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Juncker attacks Nord Stream 2 pipeline

European Commission head Juncker has said in a letter, seen by the Reuters news agency, to nine EU states critical of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that its impact on the EU gas market goes "beyond the legal" concerns about the project. He said it could increase Russian "dominance to the detriment of competitors and consumers." He also said its offshore section must comply with EU energy market law.

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Expect Czech EU presidency to downgrade V4 priorities

The Czech Republic is already in the throes of an extremely difficult period — several waves of Covid, high inflation, energy fears, an influx of Ukrainian refugees and a Prague corruption scandal. Now it has the EU presidency.

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G7, Nato, gas anxiety and Ukraine top This WEEK

EU energy ministers and environment ministers are expected to reach common positions on different aspects of the Fit for 55 package — as the continent is increasingly worried about energy prices and future supplies.

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