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Germany announces unchanged position on Nord Stream 2

Germany announces unchanged position on Nord Stream 2

Germany has not changed its position on Nord Stream 2, the certification of which was stopped in February, making it impossible to operate.

“Our position is unchanged,” a representative of the German Cabinet of Ministers told on Saturday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, answering questions from journalists on Friday after a visit to Uzbekistan, said: “In the end, if it’s impatient, if everything is so difficult, take and lift sanctions on Nord Stream 2, 55 billion cubic meters per year “Just press a button, and it’s all over.

On February 22, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced that the German government was suspending the certification of the Nord Stream 2 project after Russia recognized the sovereignty of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics. The next day, US President Joe Biden ordered his administration to impose sanctions on the operator of the Nord Stream 2 AG project and its management.