Trump was outraged by the stream “pipe dollars” from Europe to Russia
The US President Donald trump said on stream “pipe dollars” from Europe to Russia, which, according to him, is unacceptable.
“Billions of additional dollars being spent by NATO countries since my last visit last year, at my request, but that’s hardly enough. The United States spends too much. Europe’s borders are bad! Pipeline dollars in Russia is unacceptable,” wrote the President in his Twitter account.
The project “Northern stream — 2” involves the construction of two gas thread from Russia to Germany through the Baltic sea with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters per year. The launch is scheduled for the end of 2019.
Most European countries support the project, however, requires Washington to withdraw from the project, threatening sanctions. Against are also the Baltic countries, Poland and Ukraine for fear of losing profits from gas transit.
On 11 July at the meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the U.S. leader has called Germany a hostage of Russia, for cooperation in the field of energeticii, in particular, the implementation of the “Nord stream — 2”.
In the words of the head of the White house, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, Recalling that when she watched as the part of Germany controlled by the Soviet Union, but Berlin makes decisions independently.
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