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US sanctions cannot stop gas pipeline to Europe: Russia

MOSCOW: Russia’s foreign minister insisted on Sunday that a flagship project to pipe natural gas to Europe would be finished, despite the United States slapping sanctions on the companies involved.Sergei Lavrov said the US measures over Nord Stream 2 had “humiliated” European countries but reiterated Moscow´s commitment to the plan, in comments to be broadcast on Sunday on Pervy Kanal, a state TV channel.The American announcement of asset freezes and visa bans enraged Germany and the European Union and immediately led to a Swiss pipe-laying contractor suspending its work on the project.But the US envoy to Germany insisted it was …read more

Source:: The News International



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