Posts tagged as energy security

Lithuania and Poland see Nord Stream 2 as threat to energy security

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday that Poland and Lithuania consider the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project a threat to energy security in central and eastern Europe. “Poland and Lithuania have a very similar stance saying that the construction of Nord Stream 2 is s threat to energy security in this part of Europe,” Morawiecki told a televised news conference with Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis. The…

The energy transition in the European political context

Monday, August 12, 2019

There is a real need to connect two debates that are happening simultaneously in the European political space: the discussion around the 2050 decarbonization strategy and the issue of guaranteeing the daily energy security of our continent. The timeframe, pace and outcome of the energy transition – perhaps better called a revolution – are complex issues around the world, often framed by an ideological clash between passion and reality. Many…

Lithuanian president to visit Slovakia, Austria for talks on NATO summit, energy security

Monday, February 25, 2019

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite will this week visit Slovakia and Austria to discuss preparations for the next NATO summit and energy security issues. Grybauskaite will take part in a summit of eastern NATO countries, referred to as the Bucharest Nine, in the Slovakian city of Kosice on Thursday, her press service said on Monday. The Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian, Polish, Czech, Slovakian, Hungarian, Romanian and Bulgarian presidents and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will discuss preparations…