“The Poles have been saying to the Germans, ‘What on Earth possessed you to commit so much of your gas supply to Nord Stream?’” Taylor said.
Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Pawel Jablonski, speaking to the BBC, could not resist the temptation to say, “We told them so.”
“Some countries have been warning of this situation and have been much better prepared,” he said.
The Poles, for example, are building a pipeline that will start bringing in gas from Norway before the winter. Poland’s gas storage facilities are almost full, and the country’s liquefied natural gas terminal has received plentiful supplies by ship from the U.S. and Qatar — something Germany can’t do.
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Germany’s Under Fire From Neighbors For Its Dependence On Russian Energy.