Q: Concerning the Nord Stream 1 and a couple of fuel pipelines, Nord Stream 2 has not began operating and Nord Stream 1 is beneath upkeep. Components of Nord Stream 1 (generators) are repaired in Canada. Would France favor that these elements not be returned to service?
A: These issues usually are not determined by the French authorities.
As you already know, within the face of Russian fuel supply blackmail towards the backdrop of that nation’s aggression towards Ukraine, France and its EU companions made the choice on the Versailles Summit in March to steadily put an finish to their dependence on fuel, oil and coal imports from Russia and to take action as quickly as potential. We’re mobilizing all of our efforts for this objective each in France and in Europe.