Denmark approved the construction of “Nord stream — 2”

Дания одобрила строительство "Северного потока — 2"

© Nord Stream 2 / Axel SchmidtCopenhagen issued a permit for the construction of “Nord stream — 2”, the message reads Energy Agency of the country (DEA).We are talking about the site on the Danish continental shelf to the South-East of Bornholm in the Baltic sea.It is noted that the document is issued in accordance with Denmark’s obligations under the UN Convention on the law of the sea -it should ensure the construction of transit pipelines, taking into account resources and the environment and, if necessary, to indicate the route.The project involves the laying of two gas thread with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters per year off the coast of Russia through the Baltic sea to Germany. Previously, the building permit issued Germany, Finland and Sweden, remained only Denmark.Against the “Nord stream — 2” are some countries, primarily Ukraine, which fears to lose the income from the transit of Russian gas, the US is promoting ambitious plans to export its LNG to Europe.In addition, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland jointly stated that they do not approve of the project — their leaders believe that it is political.Russia has repeatedly urged not to take the pipeline as a tool of influence. According to Vladimir Putin, Moscow refers to the project solely as an economic.

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