The U.S. state Department spokesman repeated the warning that Western companies, which will invest in the pipeline “Nord stream -2”, can be subject to sanctions.
“North stream-2” is planned to be used to transport Russian gas to Germany. The United States believes that this project is a threat to European security.
The U.S. state Department spokesman told Reuters: “We believe that (the pipeline) undermines energy security of Europe and give Russia another tool of political pressure on European States, especially Ukraine. Russia understands that the project divides Europe”.
On Wednesday, the President of the United States Donald trump has accused Germany that it had become a “hostage” of Russia because of their dependence on Russian energy supplies and support for the project “Nord stream -2”, which is scheduled to be laid under the Baltic sea, bypassing the traditional route passing through the territory of Ukraine.