“There is nothing surprising in the statement of the Polish side.

At the very beginning, they were among the most active opponents of the implementation of Nord Stream 2, the expert believes.

He is confident that the gas pipeline is important from an economic point of view for Germany.

“Poland has a very contradictory attitude towards Germany and it is clear that its economic strengthening and energy independence of the Poles will irritate,” said Danyuk.

He also noted that Warsaw initially tried to "put a spoke in the wheels" and in addition to participating in certification, she repeatedly requested documents on "Nord Stream 2" from the European Parliament and the European Commission, "in order to find obstacles for implementation."

“They didn't succeed.

In this case, Poland's statement says that they are powerless.

They will try, at least by imitation of violent activity, to show that they are a subject, that they can oppose something to Nord Stream 2 within the EU, "he added.

Earlier, Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau said at a press conference with German Foreign Minister Annalena Berbock that the Polish authorities intend to seek the closure of the Nord Stream 2 project.