The United States promised Germany not to impose sanctions against the «Nord stream — 2»

© Photo : Nord Stream 2 / Axel Smidstrup for gas pipeline Nord stream ‑ 2 concrete weight coating plant in Kotka, Finland. Archive photoThe United States promised Germany not to impose sanctions against the «Nord stream — 2»© Photo : Nord Stream 2 / Axel Schmidt

Ministry of economy of Germany received from the US prior assurance that sanctions will not apply to gas pipelines with Russian participation.

«That’s all we have», — added in Department.

The United States demands from European countries to stop participating in the project «Northern stream — 2» and threatens sanctions for those who do not go for it.

Earlier, Russian Deputy foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said that Russia remains concerned about the unhealthy situation in the EU regarding the construction project put a spoke in the wheel.

«Nord stream — 2»

The project «Northern stream — 2» involves the laying of two gas thread with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters per year off the coast of Russia through the Baltic sea to Germany.

The building permit has already issued Germany, Finland and Sweden. It remains to obtain the consent of Denmark, but on Tuesday it became known that the authorities intend to delay the implementation of the project. According to Danish Prime Minister Lars løkke Rasmussen, the idea need to be discussed at the European level.

This decision was announced after the state Department expressed the hope that the EU «self-suspend» construction «Nord stream — 2» or «performative» Russia has proposed a plan to create a fuel line.

Against the «Nord stream — 2» are some countries, primarily Ukraine, which fears to lose the income from the transit of Russian gas, the US is promoting ambitious plans to export its LNG to Europe.

In addition, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland jointly stated that they do not approve of the construction of «SP-2». Their leaders believe that it is a political project.

Russia has repeatedly urged not to take the pipeline as a tool of influence. According to Vladimir Putin, Moscow refers to the project solely as an economic.

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