Paving the way for European energy security


Today European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, EU Energy Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk discussed on ways ahead for EU energy on the occasion of the conference "Paving the way for a European Energy Security Strategy".  President Barroso provided orientations on a "European Energy Security Strategy", which the European Commission intends to present ahead of the European Council of 26 and 27 of June. Commissioner Oettinger focused on how to strengthen Europe's security of supply and Polish Prime Minister Tusk presented his proposal for an Energy Union for Europe. In the morning, energy leaders discussed issues such as completing the internal energy market, saving energy, increasing domestic energy production as well as diversifying sources, routes and counterparties of energy imports.

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