Fiala discussed transport and energy security with Morawiecki

Fiala discussed transport and energy security with Morawiecki

Fiala discussed transport and energy security with Morawieck

Illustrative photo – Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (right) and his Czech counterpart Petr Fiala met on April 29, 2022 in Warsaw.

Warsaw – Prime Minister Petr Fiala met with his Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki today in Warsaw. As part of strategic cooperation, they discussed the joint D11 highway, the Stork II connecting gas pipeline, and Polish liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, the capacity of which the Czech Republic wants to lease. Fiala informed journalists about it after the meeting.

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The head of the Czech government said that the Czech Republic is interested in part of the capacity of the LNG terminals being prepared in Poland. In response to the suspension of Russian gas deliveries, last year the Czech Republic similarly leased a part of the LNG terminal in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

Fiala also discussed the Stork II gas pipeline project with Morawiecki, which, according to Fiala, is important from the point of view of strengthening energy security Czech Republic. The gas pipeline is supposed to connect the two countries and thus increase the diversification of gas supplies in Central Europe.

“We talked about transport constructions, the completion of the D11 highway, which will be a key transport link between the two countries,” said Fiala, referring to the transport under construction construction. It is supposed to connect eastern Bohemia, i.e. Prague, with southwestern Poland.

Today in Warsaw, Fiala took part in the summit of the so-called Bucharest Nine, which brings together the countries of the eastern wing of NATO. They agreed on the need for further support for Ukraine attacked by Russia and called for strengthening the alliance's presence in Eastern Europe.