Peskov praised the U.S. position in the case with "Northern stream — 2"

USA behave as unscrupulous competitor, offering to impose sanctions against the project "Nord stream-2," for Russia this situation is absolutely unacceptable, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

"In this case America often behaves not as a bona fide competitor. And everything that happens around the "Nord stream-2", very eloquently this confirms it," said Sands in the air of the First channel.

"This situation is absolutely unacceptable to us, and as soon as this situation started to resemble the infringement of interests of a major German business, it has also become acceptable for little Germany. Here we have the interests with German partners coincide. We consider it illegal, all these violations of the Americans on this major international energy project", - he added.

"Nord stream 2" involves the construction of two pipelines with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas off the coast of Russia through the Baltic sea to Germany. Against the project actively advocate USA, in the EU promoting its liquefied natural gas, and Ukraine, fearing to lose the transit. States in December imposed sanctions against the project, demanding that the companies doing the laying of the pipeline, to stop it immediately. Swiss Allseas almost immediately announced the suspension of work.

At the beginning of June to the U.S. Senate was introduced a new bill on sanctions against the "Nord stream 2". He proposes to impose sanctions against insurers of ships working on the construction of a gas pipeline. The document was supported by five senators from both parties, including the influential Senator from Texas Ted Cruz.