Poland’s say in the future of Europe’s energy supply

Poland Prime Minister Donald Tusk has urged his EU partners to create an energy union (photo:dpa)
Poland Prime Minister Donald Tusk has urged his EU partners to create an energy union (photo:dpa)

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has proposed a Europe-wide energy union to break Russia's stranglehold over the region's energy market. The union would set up an institution to negotiate energy contracts with Russia. Member states would work closely together to develop energy infrastructure to guarantee supplies and better exploit fossil-fuel resources. But cracks are already appearing in the fledging plan as EU countries fail to support key aspects.

POLISH Prime Minister Donald Tusk will present his proposal for an energy union for Europe at a crucial meeting of the European Council.

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Mr Tusk’s proposals have had a mixed respons...

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