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Vizjak: EU's Ambitious Energy Objectives Watered Down

Brussels, 15 February - Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak came out of Thursday's EU Council for Transport, Telecommunications and Energy session saying EU members managed to agree only on non-binding objectives concerning the use of renewable energy sources. "The initially ambitious objectives of the European Commission have been watered down," he said.

Belgium, Brussels
Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak (left) speaking to European Energy Commissioner Andris Pielbags ahead of a meeting of EU ministers in charge of energy.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Belgium, Brussels
Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak (left) attends a meeting of EU ministers in charge of energy.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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