The Kremlin believes that the US “Northern stream-2” complicate the implementation of the project, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. His words on Friday, may 18, reports TASS.
“The situation is very difficult given the recent statements that were made from Washington. According to Washington, this project is not in the interests of European countries. Very interesting question,” said Sands.
He also suggested that Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will raise this issue during the talks in Sochi. The talks will be held first in narrow, then in the extended format. According to the results, the two leaders will give a press conference.
“Any meeting with the head of a country with which Russia, despite all the known negative manifestations, still remains a significant amount of joint interests in the economy are also very important,” he added.
On the eve of the Deputy assistant Secretary of state for energy security Sandra Odekirk said that “Nord stream-2” threatens Europe’s energy security and can fall under us sanctions. On the same day, the German media reported that the President of the United States Donald trump urged Merkel to abandon support of the project.
“Nord stream-2” project of a gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that would connect the two countries across the Baltic sea. The total capacity of the project is estimated at 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year. The pipeline is scheduled for 2019.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!