In Germany, it is believed that the Nord Stream-2 will not be completed soon


The sanctions that the United States imposed against the Nord Stream 2 and Turkish Stream gas pipeline construction contractors have made adjustments to the expectations of the German government.


Peter Bayer, coordinator of the German government for transatlantic cooperation, hoped that the construction of Nord Stream 2 would be completed in the second half of 2020 on the air of the radio station Deutschlandfunk:

I believe that the pipeline will be ready in the second half of next year.


At the same time, the position of Berlin regarding sanctions and the gas pipeline remains unchanged - the German government considers the US sanctions to be inappropriate and expresses confidence that Nord Stream 2 will be completed in any case.

Optimism is also encouraging by the statement made on the eve of the imposition of sanctions by Energy Minister Alexander Novak, who said that Russia expects to complete the construction of the Nord Stream-2 pipeline in the near future, despite obstacles in the form of US sanctions.

Recall that the sanctions against companies involved in the laying of the gas pipeline were entered into the US military budget approved by Donald Trump on Saturday, December 21.

Among the possible options for completing the pipeline, experts highlight the option involving the use of alternative vessels and contractors.
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  1. Sapsan136 Offline
    Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 23 December 2019 15: 03
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    Russia needs to impose its sanctions against the United States and organizations that implement US sanctions against the Russian Federation.
  2. steelmaker Offline
    steelmaker 23 December 2019 16: 25
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    ... that Russia expects to complete the construction of the Nord Stream-2 pipeline in the near future, despite the obstacles in the form of US sanctions.

    Something I can hardly believe. It is necessary to change the leadership of Gazprom, then maybe the result will be faster and better.
    1. Sake Offline
      Sake (Sake) 25 December 2019 13: 35
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      Above all, Gazprom is a financial feeding trough and a “crib” (according to Sadalsky) of all the movements of Russia over the past 20 years.
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  5. There is no need for the Deutsch to worry - through the Power of Siberia all Russian gas will go to China, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, etc.

    So that:

    Goodbye unwashed Europe
    Where do multi-genders rule ......
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  7. Sake Offline
    Sake (Sake) 25 December 2019 13: 32
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    I think that Germans and Americans play good and bad cops with one goal - to squeeze most of the European market from Russia, in this scheme the Germans are the losing side, but the main thing is achieved is to cut financial flows towards Russia, which will curb the aggression of the Russian Federation in relation to Ukraine.