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In Germany, explained the reluctance to buy U.S. LNG

The Minister of energy, infrastructure and the digital technology of the German state of Mecklenburg — Vorpommern Christian Pegel in an interview with RT Deutsch said that the European States is not profitable to buy American liquefied natural gas, as it will be more expensive than supplies from Russia.

According to him, the need of conversion of gas to liquid and logistics costs significantly increase the cost of fuel supplies from the United States.

Pushkov explained why Germany is fighting with USA for the "Nord stream — 2"

Senator Alexei Pushkov said that the competition of Germany and the United States due to the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2" is an unprecedented situation, writes "Rossiyskaya Gazeta".

The rate of cooling of relations between Angela Merkel and Donald trump can be called the U.S. decision on the withdrawal of a dozen thousand American servicemen from the territory of Germany. The Senator is confident that protecting the "Nord stream — 2", Germany protects primarily itself.

"Ready to strangle Europe." The security Council of Russia spoke about U.S. policy

USA on the background of the pandemic ready to strangle the European countries for their interests, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Deputy Secretary of the Russian security Council Aleksandr Venediktov.

In his words, Europe follows American orders.

"Naftogaz" has responded to the threat of the U.S. against the "Nord stream — 2"

Ukrainian company "Naftogaz" thanked the U.S. senators who sent a threatening letter addressed to the port operator in the German city of Sassnitz due to support the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2".

Previously at the disposal of RIA Novosti was a letter from three members of the U.S. Senate, to the operator of the port of Sassnitz GmbH. It refers to the impending U.S. government sanctions against companies involved in supporting the construction of the pipeline. In particular, the appeal stated that in case of continuation of works the port of Sassnitz is facing "financial destruction."

In the United States has threatened a German port because of the "Nord stream — 2"

Us senators demanded from the German port of Sassnitz to discontinue support for the construction of "Nord stream — 2", the newspaper Handelsblatt.

Members of the Senate led by Ted Cruz said that in case of failure of the port management will prevent future financial survival of the company.

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

Russian and German MPs protested over the statement of the American senators threatened the port in Sassnitz in Germany with sanctions due to the "Nord stream — 2".

So, a member of the Federation Council Sergei Tsekov told RT that the American politicians embraced delusions of grandeur.

The lessee of the barge "Fortuna" will not finish "Nord stream — 2"

The lessee of the barge-laying "Fortuna", which is able to finish the construction "Nord stream — 2", does not intend to take part in laying gas pipeline in the Baltic sea, according to RBC.

Completion of the "Nord stream — 2" is possible by using the anchor pipelayers, accompanied by another vessel with dynamic positioning system can hold the vessel at the desired point without anchors and mooring. One of the ships that can complete the construction of the pipeline, up to this point is called the anchor barge "Fortuna" of the company MRTS. The second candidate - laying vessel "Akademik Chersky" with a dynamic positioning system.

Expert has predicted the fate of the "Nord stream — 2" after Polish fine

Expert of the national energy security Fund Stanislav Mitrakhovich sure imposed by Poland because of the "Nord stream — 2" the fine will not prevent the construction of the pipeline, writes "Evening Moscow".

On the eve of the Polish Antimonopoly regulator UOKiK has fined Russia's Gazprom on 213 million zlotys, equivalent to about 50 million euros for noncompliance in the case of "Nord stream — 2". "Gazprom" has promised to appeal the decision.

The construction of "Nord stream — 2" is allowed to continue

Construction of the pipeline "Nord stream 2" can be resumed on 3 August at the expiry of the appeal the new permit of Denmark, even if this decision will be appealed, told reporters in the Danish energy Agency (DEA).

"It is possible to appeal to the Danish appeals Board on energy issues, will have immediate suspensive effect, unless the Council decides otherwise," said the regulator.

In the Bundestag proposed a response to threats to the "Nord stream — 2"

The political response of Germany to the threat of sanctions against the "Nord stream — 2" should contain three points: the need of the project, commitment to the interests of the German and European economy and partnership with Russia, told RIA Novosti the head of the German-Russian group in the Bundestag, a Deputy from the party "Alternative for Germany" Robbie Slung.

"The political response must be clear: Yes - the "Nord stream — 2", but the interests of the German and European economy, and Yes - a comprehensive Eastern partnership on mutually beneficial terms, from Dublin to Vladivostok. I personally wish Ms. Merkel and Mr. Maas has shown more courage and creativity in the interests of Germany, and to economic blackmail, no matter where it comes, was explicitly rejected. Most of our people here in Germany, waiting for it," said Slund.

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