The court has blocked the access of “Gazprom” part of gas Nord stream

The court has blocked the access of “Gazprom” part of gas Nord stream

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The lawsuit was filed by the Polish side.

The European court of justice ruled to suspend the decision of the European Commission to increase the access of “Gazprom” to the OPAL pipeline is one of the branches of the “Nord stream”.

This was stated by the CEO of the Polish gas company PGNiG Piotr Wozniak.

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The court’s decision was rendered on 23 December, Interfax reports. Wozniak hopes that it will publish before the end of this year.

We will remind, on October 25, the European Commission gave permission to the Russian “Gazprom” to increase gas transportation to the EU through the pipeline OPAL. It is part of the built bypassing Ukraine-Nord stream and runs across Germany from the Baltic sea to the city brand, on the border with the Czech Republic.

Polish company PGNiG on December 4 made a legal claim to the Tribunal of justice against the cancellation of the decision of the European Commission about the increase of the capacity of “Nord stream”. The plaintiff is convinced that the European Agency has violated the principle of competition in the gas market of the EU, the principle of legal certainty, the principle of third party access, the principle of proportionality and the provisions of the agreement EU-Ukraine.