: :inin Kyiv (EET)

US preparing new sanctions to impede Russia-German pipeline

Washington says the Nord Stream 2 project will compromise European energy security. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: The US is urging European allies and private companies to halt work that could help build the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and is preparing wider sanctions on the Russian project in coming weeks, senior Trump administration officials said on Wednesday.
The outgoing Trump administration is readying a fresh round of congressionally mandated sanctions “in the very near future” that it believes could deal a fatal blow to the Russia-to-Germany project led by state gas company Gazprom, three officials said.
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Source:: Free Malaysia Today



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