‘Attempted extortion’: Germany reaffirms commitment to Russian gas project despite US threats

Berlin has no intention

Berlin has no intention of changing its stance on the Russia-developed Nord Stream 2 pipeline as the Trump administration ratcheted up pressure against the project, threatening investors with sanctions.

“We have taken into account the US secretary of state’s statement. The German government’s position on Nord Stream 2 has been expressed many times and remains unchanged,” a government representative told TASS on Thursday.

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