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The MP said the consensus in the Bundestag on the "Nord stream — 2"

In the Bundestag there is a consensus on the need to complete the construction of the "Nord stream 2", said at a press conference in Berlin the head of the Committee of the Bundestag on energy Klaus Ernst.

"In the Bundestag Committee on energy, in my estimation, a clear majority favoured the continuation of the construction of this pipeline. There are objections from the "Green" that lead environmental arguments. There is a significant majority in all parties, up to the Green, which declares that the sanctions against unacceptable and they need to protect themselves," said Ernst.

In Germany urged not to babble in response to US sanctions

We need to stop "throwing U.S. cotton balls" and give a tough response to sanctions against the project of the pipeline "Nord stream 2", said at a press conference in Berlin the head of the Committee of the Bundestag on energy Klaus Ernst.

"The Federal government must stop throwing cotton balls and start solving problems, and defending against attacks on the sovereignty of Germany and Europe," said harms.

The businessman called on the EU to help with the sanctions against the "Nord stream — 2"

European institutions should support companies that may fall under U.S. sanctions because of the "Nord stream 2" may, through the mechanism of the ESM, said at a press conference in Berlin the Executive Director of the Eastern Committee of German economy Michael harms.

"This (compensation due to US sanctions - ed.) can implement only the European institutions, for example, through the ESM," said harms.