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U.S. Warns Sanctions Possible If Nord Stream 2 Pipe Proceeds

5 monthes ago   |   By Bloomberg

The U.S. stepped up its opposition to the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany, saying the project raises security concerns and that it could draw U.S. sanctions.
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US warns of sanctions risk to Germany-Russia gas pipeline

5 monthes ago   |   By National Post

BERLIN - A pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns, a senior American diplomat said Thursday.
U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Sandra Oudkirk, an energy policy expert in the State Department, said the United States opposes the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline because it could increase Russia's “malign influence” in Europe.
“We would be delighted if the project did not take place,” she told reporters in Berlin. Her comments came a day before German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to fly to the Russian resort of Sochi for a meeting...
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US warns of sanctions risk to Germany-Russia gas pipeline

5 monthes ago   |   By Miami Herald

American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns. Senior State Department diplomat Sandra Oudkirk says the United States opposes the...
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