The United States has issued sanctions against the “Nord stream-2”
Within a few weeks the United States may impose restrictive measures against companies involved in the construction project of the pipeline “Nord stream-2”. About the readiness of the package of sanctions according to The Wall Street Journal, citing sources in the White house.
It is noted that the final decision regarding these restrictions Washington has not yet made. According to the American officials are now deciding whether to apply sanctions only against companies that will participate in the laying of pipes in the Baltic sea, or to expand them so that they affect the company associated with the financing of the project.
Interlocutors of the edition reported that the us government will warn the European Union before sanctions.
Earlier, on 19 July it was reported that the Senator from Wyoming John Barrasso introduced a bill to impose sanctions against the project of the pipeline “Nord stream-2”. According to him, Germany and other countries should reduce the amount of natural gas they buy from Russia, not increase it.
The US President Donald trump has repeatedly opposed the “Nord stream-2”. According to the American leader, Europe’s dependence on Russian gas undermines international stability.