If the European Union approved the Eastern Mediterranean pipeline, then Turkey has no legal justification to block the development of the project, Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas said Monday.
Petsas said Athens has been discussing the project for several years and the Energy Ministry has conducted research which shows the pipeline will be viable.
A delegation made up of representatives of the miners who are protesting on Sunday, for the seventh consecutive day, in the underground of Paroseni and Uricani coal mines in Jiu Valley is expected on Monday morning at the Victoria Governmental Palace and, afterwards, at the Energy Ministry headquarters, in the attempt to find a solution to the miners' demands.
Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban on Wednesday evening presented several ministries that would not exist in the new Executive, including the Energy Ministry and the Ministry for Romanians Abroad. "Energy is also economy and tourism is economy, too. Waters, forestry, environment are somehow an area.