Because of the support of the idea of U.S. sanctions against the “Nord stream-2” Ukraine may lose the assistance of the European Union. This opinion was expressed by the head of the Bundestag Committee for economy and energy Klaus Ernst in an interview to “RIA Novosti”.
According to him, Germany can take countermeasures in the case of restrictions on the American side. In particular, Germany may raise taxes on LNG from the US.
“Ukraine has received and receives political and financial support from the European Union and at the same time in favour of extraterritorial U.S. sanctions that compromise our energy policy. This puts into question this assistance (from the EU – Ed.)”, – said Ernst.
Sanctions against the project “Nord stream-2” discussed in the U.S. Congress. They can affect the companies that participate in the construction of the pipeline. According to the newspaper Bild, under their action may be subject to Swiss Allseas and German companies cooperating with Gazprom. According to the head of the U.S. Senate Committee on foreign Affairs, Jim riche, while there is no consensus over the imposition of these sanctions.
Previously, “Country” wrote about the fact that the Bundestag has approved changes that will allow you to run the “Nord stream”-2.
We also reported that sanctions against the “Nord stream-2” will deal with the Pentagon, the US military will give money to fight the pipeline.