EU adopts French, German compromise on Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Russia

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Overcoming differences between Paris and Berlin, EU diplomats reached a deal on the pipeline, placing stricter regulations on the project. France said it wanted to “ensure European control” of its own energy needs.

  • DW

France and Germany have reached a compromise that will allow Berlin to remain the lead negotiator with Russia on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, European leaders confirmed on Friday.

“Regarding the gas directive, we have reached an agreement and this was possible because Germany and France worked closely together,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a…

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