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The Minister of defence of Germany has responded to claims to the "Nord stream — 2"

Head of the defense Ministry of Germany, the leader of the German conservatives Annegret Kramp-of Karrenbauer responded to the criticism of the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2" and called for a discussion.

"First, that we become too dependent on Russian gas. But at the same time, we are diversifying the energy supply in Europe, use other sources of energy, LNG, and develop alternative and renewable energy," she said.

The crisis of the foundations. Germany argues with US and wants dialogue with Russia

. The transatlantic partnership again pass the test of strength. This time the call is internal: the allies and Germany intend to impose reciprocal sanctions over the Russian gas pipeline. Angela Merkel doubts the desire of Americans to remain leaders and calls on the EU to come together for constructive dialogue with Russia. If it helps, Moscow, versed RIA Novosti.

The restrictive measures of the United States — a violation of the sovereignty of the EU and European energy security. So in the German foreign Ministry reacted to the news about the upcoming Berlin against the sanctions because of "Nord stream — 2".

Able to finish the construction "Nord stream — 2" the barge out of the German port

The anchor lay barge "Fortuna", which can be used for the completion of the gas pipeline "Nord stream — 2", left from the German port of Mukran, it can be seen on the site for ship tracking Marine Traffic and Myshiptracking.

On Tuesday evening the ship came out of Mukran, logistic base "Nord stream 2", which holds pipes for construction of gas pipeline, and moved to the South-East.

Experts have warned about the risk of the delayed implementation of the "Nord stream — 2"

Spawning cod may delay the resumption of the construction of the "Nord stream — 2" in the waters of Denmark, according to analysts of investment company "Aton".

On the eve of Copenhagen issued an updated permit for the construction of a gas pipeline. Now with the implementation of the project will be to use sudo with anchor positioning. To work on the pipe laying will be back not earlier than 3 August, when completed the appeal period for this decision.

In Germany commented on the decision of Denmark on "to Northern stream — 2"

German experts assessed the resolution of Denmark to finish the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2" in the territorial waters of the Kingdom with the help of new vessels.

Previously Danish energy Agency (DEA) has allowed to build the pipeline using the ships with the anchor positioning. They can be used both separately and in conjunction with vessels equipped with dynamic positioning system.

Germany urged to protect trade along the "Northern stream — 2"

The head of the Department for external economic relations of the Union of German industrial-Commerce chambers (DIHK) Volker Treier encouraged to use "comfortable for the WTO" tools of trade protection in relation to the "Nord stream 2" in the case against him will be involved in extraterritorial sanctions.

He stressed that "the concern of the German economy increases" in connection with the sanctions of an extraterritorial nature that was employed by Washington in recent years in a number of countries, particularly Iran, Cuba and other countries in Latin America. However, the business would not recommend "to join in a sanctions spiral", the EU has a "fierce tools" that can be "proven" in terms of possible tightening of sanctions, said Treier.

Schroeder urged to fight U.S. sanctions against the "Nord stream — 2"

U.S. sanctions against the "Nord stream — 2" undermine the transnational partnership, it is necessary to use a parliamentary debate to pull out a "particularly poisonous teeth" of a new sanctions bill, said the ex-Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroeder.

According to him, these sanctions are affecting the transatlantic partnership, and thus Washington should be pointed out that "to go so Europe is not in the interests of security" for the United States.

Schroeder commented on the sanctions on the "Nord stream - 2"

The former Chancellor of Germany, Chairman of the Board of Directors of "Rosneft" and the head of Committee of shareholders of Nord Stream AG Gerhard schröder considers the impending U.S. sanctions against the "Nord stream 2" intentional termination of the transatlantic partnership, according to newspaper Handelsblatt, citing the position of the shredder for open hearings of the Committee on economy and energy of the Bundestag.

Earlier it was reported that Schroeder will take part in the open hearings of the Committee on economy and energy of the Bundestag, dedicated to the "Nord stream 2" and the energy sovereignty of Europe and Germany. The meeting will be devoted to discussion of the upcoming U.S. new sanctions against the pipeline - this is dedicated to the reports of experts who will speak at the hearings. As explained by RIA Novosti in the office of Schroeder, ex-Chancellor would not make a report, as stated in the announcement of the Committee, but will answer questions if they are asked of him. A separate interaction with the press are planned.

The Senate has included sanctions against the "Nord stream — 2" in the project of the budget of the United States

The U.S. Senate has included additional sanctions against the "Nord stream — 2" in the project of the budget of national defence, announced on Tuesday, Republican Congressman Steve Womack.

Womack said that the Russian authorities want to use the project as an instrument of coercion, and its goal is to increase the dependence of Poland and Ukraine from Russian gas. "I'm proud to be a sponsor of the sanctions aimed at stopping its construction, and applauded the Senate for including this priority in the draft budget of national defence", - he wrote in his Twitter.

Schroeder will participate in the hearings on the "Nord stream — 2" in the Bundestag

. The former Chancellor of Germany, Chairman of the Board of Directors of "Rosneft" and the head of Committee of shareholders of Nord Stream AG Gerhard Schroeder will take part in the open hearings of the Committee on economy and energy of the Bundestag, dedicated to the "Nord stream 2" and the energy sovereignty of Europe and Germany.

The announcement of the event released by the press service of the Bundestag. The theme of the hearings is declared as "the sovereignty of the German and European decisions in the energy policy (and the thread 2)". The meeting will be devoted to discussion of the upcoming U.S. new sanctions against the pipeline - this is dedicated to the reports of experts who will speak at the hearings.

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