Intergovernmental agreements for the construction of the South Stream take precedence over EU legislation, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev stated after his meeting with his Slovenian counterpart Alenka Bratushek in( Moscow. )
Medvedev explained that in terms of international law, the EU acts are national laws to EU member states , ITAR – TASS reported.
According to Medvedev’s logic, intergovernmental agreements, however, are acts of the same international law which evokes the principle that international law gets precedence over national legislation.
The remarks came after last week Brussels established that Bulgaria , Slovenia and other member states will have to renegotiate the intergovernmental agreements with Russia for the construction of the South Stream because they do not comply to he European legislation. After his meeting with Alenka Bratushek, Medvedev said that even in the current situation, Europe will receive gas from the South Stream no matter what within the announced…
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