How to stop Nord Stream 2
Earlier, the administration announced the preparation of a draft law providing for severe restrictions for the companies participating in the project.
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he is considering the possibility of imposing sanctions in connection with the Nord Stream 2 project. He called on Germany to prevent increased dependence on Russian energy resources.
The project has caused controversy in the European Union: a number of the Baltic and Eastern European countries believe that the 1,225 km gas pipeline under construction will increase the EU’s dependence on Moscow, while other European countries, especially Germany, prioritize economic benefits.
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said last month that in the “not too distant future” a bill could be passed that would impose severe restrictions on participating companies..
On Wednesday, at a joint press conference following talks with Polish President Andrzej Duda, Trump said the US and Poland had signed a new $ 8 billion deal for the supply of US liquefied natural gas.
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