Yannis Stournaras


Greece's Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras, shakes hands with Trans... News PhotoAgreement,Athens - Greece,Dependency,Development,Direction,Effort,Europe,Finance Minister,Government,Greece,Hand,Handshake,Horizontal,Italy,Majestic,Managing Director,Natural Gas Field,New,Planning,Politics,Reduction,Russia,Short Stature,Wednesday,Yannis StournarasPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPGreece's Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras, (R) shakes hands with Trans Adriatic Pipeline's Managing Director Kjetil Tungland (L) after the signing of an host government agreement in Athens, on June 26, 2013.The consortium developing an immense new Azeri gas field, part of European efforts to reduce dependence on Russia, rejected Wednesday the proposed Nabucco pipeline in favour of a shorter, cheaper route through Greece to Italy. According to an announcement by Austrian company OMV which backs the Nabucco project, the Shah Deniz II consortium, has opted for the rival Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP). AFP PHOTO/ LOUISA GOULIAMAKI (Photo credit should read LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)