Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Gas War Moscow-Minsk The Whole EU under attack

Reduced supplies to Lithuania. Brussels says it is an attack against the whole EU

BRUSSELS, Jun 23 - The gas war between Moscow and Minsk made a first European victim: Lithuania, which depends on Russian supplies by 100%. The small Baltic Republic reported today in less than 40% of Russian gas transiting Belarus. The reaction of the EU commissioner for energy, the German Ottinger, 'was immediate and harsh:' It 's not a problem for one country, ' it is an attack against the entire European Union, 'he said after the meeting with Ukrainian Minister of Energy.