EU brings pipelines from non-EU countries under EU law

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Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted in favor of extending EU gas market rules to pipelines coming from non-EU countries including the Nord Stream II, the European Parliament announced on Thursday.

The Parliament said the amended rules would create a more competitive EU gas market by ensuring that pipelines entering the EU’s territory are opened up to other gas operators other than the pipeline owners, as is the case with the EU’s internal gas pipeline market….

An excerpt from AA