Lajcak: Post of EU Commissioner Sefcovic does not favor us
According to Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak, Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project is economically unnecessary and politically harmful.
In connection with Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, the fact that Slovak, Maros Sefcovic, is Vice President of European Commission for Energy Union rather does not help Slovakia, says Foreign Affairs Minister, Miroslav Lajcak in an interview for the news agency SITA. „I would not like to see the Vice President of European Commission for Energy Union, Maros Sefcovic, being identified with the Slovak position as it would hurt him,“ said Lajcak.
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Economy Minister Peter Ziga is convinced that the 400-MW source should not be in the hands of the company that the state has no influence on.
The chairman of the gas utility Slovensky Plynarensky Priemysel (SPP) Jan Valko announced after meeting cabinet’s representative that the largest gas company is ready to provide gas supplies also in case of the gas crisis.