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Sanctions against European partners of the project “Northern stream-2” will not help U.S. President Donald Trump to prevent construction of a gas pipeline between Russia and Germany. This writes the German newspaper Die Welt.
According to the publication, at the world gas conference, which was held in Washington, discussed whether the American leader to wreck the project. Thus journalists note that today’s foreign policy is trump in the energy sector has not shown results.
According to financial Director Paul Corcoran project, the economic sanctions against Russia will lead to the fact that there will be more options for financing the project. The authors of the newspaper remind that the trade dispute with the US has angered the Europeans. Therefore, the last chance the American leader — sanctions against five Western energy concerns — not guarantee his success.
“Nord stream-2” gas pipeline project between Russia and Germany, which will run under the Baltic sea. The total capacity of the project is estimated at 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year. The pipeline is scheduled for late 2019, the construction began in the summer of 2018.
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