Operator “Nord stream-2” responded to the threat of US sanctions

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The project of the pipeline “Nord stream-2” is fully consistent with the law and needs no “plan B” in case of imposition of U.S. sanctions. It was reported by Anadolu news Agency with reference to the representative of the operator of the Nord Stream project 2 Jens Mueller.

“We are absolutely calm,” he said. Mueller noted that the project financing is fully guaranteed by the investors and shareholders, as pipe laying proceeds according to plan. “So now we see no need for plan B (in case of imposition of sanctions by the USA — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), “—said he.

Mueller also said that the active position of America against the construction of “Nord stream-2” is associated with Washington’s desire to increase supply of liquefied natural gas to Europe. In the United States have accused Russia of intention to use gas as a lever of pressure on Europe.

In early may the U.S. once again threatened sanctions German companies for participation in the project “Northern stream-2”, Recalling that the pipeline will increase the dependence of EU policy on Russia.

“Nord stream-2” gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, which lay at the bottom of the Baltic sea. The project launch is scheduled for the end of 2019, however in “Gazprom” made the move because of the position of Denmark. In Copenhagen believe that the pipeline threatens the state of the Kingdom and increases Europe’s dependence on Russia. Thus, Denmark is the last country that has not issued a permit for the construction of the pipeline.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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