Finland investigates suspected sabotage of Baltic-connector gas pipeline

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Source: The post is based on the article Finland investigates suspected sabotage of Baltic-connector gas pipelinepublished in “BBC” on 16th October 2023

What is the News?

Finland is investigating potential sabotage of the Baltic-connector gas pipeline.

What is the Baltic-connector gas pipeline?

Baltic-connector gas pipeline is a natural gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia.

The gas pipeline was opened in 2020.It is used to send gas between Estonia and Finland, depending on which country is most in need at any point.

The pipeline has been Finland’s only natural gas import channel since Russian imports were stopped in 2022.

Where is the Baltic Sea?

Source: World Atlas

The Baltic Sea is a part  of the Atlantic Ocean.

Surrounded by: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Sweden and the North and Central European Plain.

What are Baltic States?

Baltic states is a geopolitical term typically used to refer to three countries namely: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

All three countries are members of NATO, the European Union, the Eurozone, and the OECD.

These countries are also classified as high-income economies by the World Bank and maintain a very high Human Development Index.

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