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In Germany responded to statements about Pompeo "Nord stream — 2"

In the German government took note of the statements of the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo of sanctions in respect of the project of the pipeline "Nord stream 2", the position of Berlin on the project remains unchanged, said RIA Novosti in the press service of the Cabinet.

"We have taken note of the statement of the foreign Minister of the United States. The position of the German government in regard to the "Nord stream 2" were presented many times and remains unchanged," - said the Agency.

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.

"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 route - more than 1.2 thousand 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.