The project "Northern stream-2" Russia offers Europeans a symbolic hand Europe this hand need to grasp, said the head of the Austrian OMV oil and gas organizations Rainer Seele.
"Russia as an energy partner was, there is And remains in my trust worthy partner. None of our contracts she never did not disappoint me, holding us, the Europeans, symbolic hand? the Nord stream - a direct link between Russia And Europe. I say: we have this hand to grab, "said Seele, a speech in the Austrian-Russian friendship society with a speech on" Russia in the form of an energy partner."
according to his statement, Austria occupies a key position in a dispenser supply of gas to Europe. With 50% raw And 25% of gas comes from Russia, RIA " Novosti "." If we have looked into the future through a crystal ball, we would see that Europe has a weakness - 50% in the future will not be saved, " said He, adding that the apparent increase in natural gas consumption in the EU has been steadily raise the question of where to take it. Seele reminded that in connection with the crisis in Ukraine raised the question of security of gas supply." And for what reason It arose is because my supplier Gazprom no longer wants us to deliver? No. There is a debate on the issue price And payment ", - He said. However, He added that no matter what difficulties with the supply of gas or occurred, the output is always placed in the European Union " no factory stood, Nor one degree colder in homes did not become "." Don't get me wrong, degasification Europe - is the right strategy, but we will succeed, only when you open a reliable sources equivalent? And as long as we're talking about the partner that we have 50 years of know And who as a supplier to the present time did not give cause for opponents, " said Seele. He gave advice to restore the lost trust, restore dialogue, " not closing the door, as it did to the G8 And talking, even If what we don't quite like." The project " Northern stream