In the state Duma assessed the implications of U.S. attempts to stop the "Nord stream — 2"
The gas pipeline "Nord stream 2" will finish despite opposition and sanctions from the United States, all attempts to prevent the implementation of the project "end in tears", said the Deputy of the state Duma, member of the Committee on energy Mikhail Sheremet.
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday that the state Department published recommendations in the framework of the law on counteraction to Russia through sanctions, including the document "Nord stream 2" and second thread "Turkish stream." These actions put at risk the us sanctions on investments and other actions associated with the Russian export gas pipelines.
According to him, the US can't afford to dictate terms to Russia and countries of the European Union. "Russia has learned how to effectively counter all attempts by the US to hinder its development. USA now it's time to learn how to resolve all issues at the negotiating table and not to impose on other countries their own interests. Time American diktat and hegemony in the world is irretrievably gone. It is time for them to take into account the new reality," - said the Deputy.
"Nord stream 2" - building a new export pipeline from Russia to Europe via the Baltic sea. The entry point of the gas pipeline in the Baltic sea - the area of Ust-Luga in Leningrad region, output in Germany near Greifswald. The length of the trail is more than 1,200 kilometers. The total capacity of the two strands of "Nord stream 2" - 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year. The total designed capacity of "Nord stream" and "Nord stream 2" is 110 billion cubic meters of gas per year.