Washington expressed support for Poland in the question of the «Nord stream — 2»

© Photo : Nord Stream 2/Axel SchmidtТрубы for the construction of the gas pipeline Nord stream — 2. Archive photoWashington expressed support for Poland in the question of the «Nord stream — 2»© Photo : Nord Stream 2/Axel Schmidt

The United States supports Poland in opposition to the project «Nord stream — 2,» said U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson after a meeting with Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki on Saturday in Warsaw.

According to him, Russia could «use the energy tool as political.» Tillerson added that the United States will support Poland in our efforts to diversify sources of energy supply, it can be the supply of liquefied gas from the United States.

In turn, Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland Jacek Czaputowicz said that Poland gave the USA their critical arguments in relation to this project as a reinforcement and «geopolitical tensions» in the region. «We ask our American allies about the support,» he said.

The project «Northern stream — 2» involves the construction of two pipelines with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas off the coast of Russia through the Baltic sea to Germany. The new pipeline is planned to be build next to the «Nord stream». Against the implementation of the program is a number of countries, in particular Ukraine, which fears to lose the income from the transit of Russian gas, the US has ambitious plans to export to Europe its LNG.

Washington expressed support for Poland in the question of the «Nord stream — 2»© RIA Novosti / Vitaly Podleckis slates

 

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