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Von Der Leyen: EU And NATO Launch Joint Taskforce On Threats To Key Sectors


Comments hitting wires from EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaking at the North Sea Summit at Ostend, Belgium.

  • VDL: "Our critical infrastructure is under threat... We are working on stress test programme for 'worst case' on infrastructure."
  • VDL said that “our critical energy infrastructure is under threat, and we know that since the sabotage of [the Nordstream gas pipelines]."
  • VDL: "EU and NATO have also launched joint task force on threats to key sectors including energy," and "will present results at EU leaders meeting in July."
  • Denmark Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said a short time ago it’s "too early to have an outcome," when asked about the Nordstream investigation.
  • Belgian Justice Minister, and Deputy Prime Minister, Vincent Van Quickenborne told DW that "he wants to see a North Sea security pact, putting in place minimum security standards for critical infrastructure."

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