Sánchez insists on the energy role of Spain in the face of the sabotage of the Nord Stream

The Government refuses to miss out on the opportunities that the energy crisis can offer Spain on the European map and takes advantage of every opportunity to highlight the strategic role that this country can play in the face of the reorganization of the supply players in the Old continent. During his intervention in the La Toja Forum electronically, since he continues to test positive for Covid, the President of the Executive, Pedro Sanchez has valued the capacity of the regasification plants. Quite a subliminal statement for France, which in recent days has threatened to negotiate the development of MidCat, but as a long-term project.

The message launches it after the alleged sabotage of the Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 pipelines, which has caused several gas leaks in Denmark and Sweden. Germany already assumes that it will not be able to count on Russian gas for this winter, given what it has advanced in filling its reserves, which are already above 90%. Under these circumstances, Sánchez highlighted that around a tenth of the gas consumed by the European Union enters through Spain and urges to accelerate the promotion of renewable energies to depend as little as possible on fossil fuels.

Regarding the controversial new fiscal plan that the Executive has announced this week, Sánchez has reaffirmed the importance of paying taxes to maintain the Welfare State, which must be paid for by all citizens based on their income, while he has asked to bring the shoulder to the “most wealthy” to “get this country forward”. He has also charged against the “sorcerers” who bring “unsuccessful recipes” and defend that the money is better in the pocket of the citizens.

His intervention of just over half an hour has been focused on underlining the power of taxes to maintain public services. He has given as an example that the

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