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EU says opposes US sanctions on Russia gas pipeline


BRUSSELS: The EU on Saturday voiced its opposition to US sanctions against companies building a Russian natural gas pipeline to Germany.“As a matter of principle, the EU opposes the imposition of sanctions against EU companies conducting legitimate business,“ an EU spokesman said.The sanctions were signed off by US President Donald Trump on Friday, targeting companies building the nearly US$11 billion (RM45.54 billion) Nord Stream 2 pipeline under the Baltic Sea.The project aims to double deliveries of Russian natural gas to Europe’s leading economy, Germany, but US lawmakers warn it will enrich a hostile Russian government and vastly increase President Vladimir …read more

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