The faction of the liberal Free democratic party (FDP) Bundestag sent a letter to us senators Ted Cruz and Genie Sahin, which protested against the impending sanctions against the European gas pipeline "Nord stream – 2", told RIA Novosti the official representative of the faction on energy, Martin Neumann.
"Because the position of his colleagues in the parliamentary group of the FDP is clear: we do not tolerate the intervention of America in European Affairs", - he said.
Germany should be prepared to answer certain US measures if Washington imposes extraterritorial sanctions in relation to the "Nord stream — 2", said the head of the Bundestag Committee for economic Affairs and energy, a Deputy from the party "Left" Klaus Ernst in an interview with the newspaper "Izvestia".
The bill concerning restrictive measures against the "Nord stream — 2", previously introduced in the U.S. Senate. The document, in particular, provides for sanctions against insurers that insure vessels working on construction of a gas pipeline.