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United States threatened new sanctions against the "Nord stream — 2"

The US state Department has included the "Nord stream 2" and the second line of the "Turkish stream 2" in the new edition of the recommendations relating to the law CAATSA on countering Russia through sanctions. This was stated by Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.

According to him, the investments and other actions associated with the Russian export pipelines, the risk is under us sanctions.

Russia responded to the threat to the United States because of the "Nord stream — 2"

In Russia reacted negatively to the words of Mike Pompeo on the possible introduction of sanctions against the "Nord stream – 2".

On Wednesday, the Secretary of state said that companies participating in the construction of the pipeline should be "immediately removed" from the project. Otherwise they will have to deal with the consequences. He added that implies that the measures provided for by law CAATSA ("ON countering the enemies of America by sanctions"). Similar restrictions can also touch a second branch of the "Turkish stream".