POLAND ATTACKS GERMANY
Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, became the latest senior politician to criticise plans for a new pipeline bringing Russian gas to Germany, saying it would undermine the EU's goal of reducing energy dependence on Moscow.
The $11bn Nord Stream 2 project was a central theme of debate at Friday's EU summit in Brussels.
Matteo Renzi, Italy's prime minister, joined eastern European countries in accusing Germany of hypocrisy for protecting its own economic interests. EU member states, including Italy, complain that they have lost out financially in order to hold a united line on sanctions against Russia.
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