The Commissioner: the EU needs a new strategic energieallianz with Turkey
Maria Kniazeva. The European Commissioner for energy and climate Miguel arias Ca?ete believes that the EU needs a new strategic Alliance with Turkey in the field of energy, because in the future it will become a key transit country for gas.
"I make a proposal of a new strategic Alliance with Turkey. This is the Central point of our energy goals, as Turkey will be a key route the flow of gas transit in the future " - said in a speech Canete.
Russia has expressed his intention to resign in the future from the transit of gas to the EU through Ukraine and to pass it on to European consumers on the border of Turkey and Greece. The European Commission is reviewing this project. The Vice President of the European Commission on energenius Maros Sefcovic already expressed doubts about its legal and economic viability.
The Commission believes the most important among the ongoing gas projects " southern gas corridor ". He is also obliged to pass through Turkey: gas from Shah Deniz in Azerbaijan is expected through Turkey and Greece to put in the European Union.