EU needs North Stream, South Stream, Nabucco: Czech Vice PM
The European Union (EU) needs to diversify routes of gas deliveries and it equally needs North Stream, South Stream and Nabucco pipelines, ИТАР-ТАСС quoted Vice Prime Minister of Czech Republic Alexander Vondra as saying at the Munich International Security conference on Feb. 7. The vice prime minister took part in discussions on problems between NATO and Russia, as well as security issues, including energy field.
"It is necessary to diversify sources, maximum number of routes, including North Stream, South Stream and Nabucco," Vondra stressed. "It is impossible to ensure diversification, if the EU countries will not have a choice of two providers."Vondra said that EU needs to send a signal to producers to remove doubts in necessity to participate in constructing gas pipelines. The Czech vice prime minister stressed importance of interaction with Ukraine through which the Russian fuel is delivered to EU countries.