US threatens sanctions to the participants of Nord stream-2

США грозят санкциями участникам Северного потока-2

The United States opposes the project Nord stream-2. In Department believe that the pipeline would undermine energy security and stability of Europe.


Involved in the pipeline project Nord stream-2 company can face sanctions. This was stated by the representative of the US State Department.

“We have made clear that companies operating in the sector of Russian export pipelines, run a business, which carries a risk of sanctions,” – said in a statement.

The state Department did not elaborate on any restrictions.

Earlier it was reported that in the EU there is a growing number of opponents of Nord stream-2. A number of countries want to change the rules of construction of gas pipelines in the EU. Speak against only three States – Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.

In particular, Denmark may block or delay the construction of Nord stream-2 through its territorial waters. The authorities offered to discuss this issue at a European level.

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