EC to Take Action against Bulgaria over South Stream Agreement
EC President Barroso has told Prime Minister Oresharski that the EC will take action against Bulgaria due to non-observance of EU rules in the South Stream agreements.
Barroso came up with the statement despite assurances on the part of the Bulgarian Prime Minister that the country would comply with the recommendations of the EC on the Energy Act amendments, according to reports of the Bulgarian National Radio.
The Energy Act changes concern the application of EU law on the local South Stream pipeline section.
Barroso announced that he had told heads of state and governments that the EC found that some of the agreements on the South Stream gas pipeline which had already been signed or were being negotiated ran against EU rules and the EC would take the necessary steps to remedy the situation.
He reiterated the stance at a meeting with Plamen Oresharski.
"We have to guarantee that internal market provisions are observed because we believe that in this case we are exposing the energy security of Bulgaria and the EU to risk," Barroso said, stressing that the EC had been following the situation in Bulgaria for months and was fully aware of it.
Barroso underscored that the EC would respond to any breaches of internal market provisions, adding that the agreements Bulgaria had reached or signed were a case in point.
He noted that it was essential for the European Union to be united on the matter of energy security.
The informal sitting of the European Council on May 27 was devoted to the nominees for a new President of the EC.
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All countries apart from France, Luxembourg and Germany are slaves to the EU. The taxpayers of those which were wealthier are used to provide the cash to lure poorer countries in and once those poorer countries are in, they are held to ransom for the money they have been given
Hi Sacha Distillery
I realise you soak a fair bit of methylated spirits and vodka in the course of a day's posting on Forums various, but this is for English speaking, and nobody understands what the hell you're on about on here....I appreciate that you little Poo-Tin supporters haven't much to say, so let me spell it out for the rest of the world that speaks a known language...
A Poo-Tin is a device variously named as a Gazunder (because it Goes-Under the bed) , a Po, a Pot, Potty, and so on...normally to pee or otherwise in at night, and emptied in the morning....at least these were used until a century or two ago in the civilised world, but the old commie havens still use them, as they fester away in the Dark Ages....strange that a metal container to poo in at night and is full of shit goes by the same name as your loopy Russian President Mr. Poo -Tin....who appears to be similarly full of shit!
Go have a Bad Day Shoo-Shoo
NOW MAYBE SOMEONE WILL LISTEN THE EU IS NOT A DEMOCRACY IT IS A VERY LARGE DICTATORSHIP . –
Democracy must begin at home. When you fat Bulgarian macho monkeys stop treating your women as domestic sex slaves, come back and talk to the civilised west.
You want gas for a few cents less from your Russian masters? Fine!
Then stop taking the millions of Euros in EU subsidies to re-build your peasant country you commie cock sucking twat
José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, photo by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF):