Germany warns it will not yet authorize Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline
December 13, 2021 00:57 GMT
The country’s foreign minister, Annalina Barbuk, indicated that the project did not meet European energy standards.
The new German Foreign Minister, Annalina Barbock, said that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which is intended to transport Russian gas directly to the European country via the Baltic Sea, bypassing Poland and Ukraine, cannot yet be operational. Because it does not meet with Europe. energy standards.
“Currently, this pipeline cannot be approved because it does not meet the requirements of European energy legislation, and safety issues remain on the table,” He said Barbock, who took office this week.
In November, the German organizer suspended Adoption of Nord Stream 2 AG as an independent operator of a gas pipeline that faced multiple hurdles during its construction, from environmental concerns raised by several European countries to direct pressure and Penalties imposed by Washington.
Nord Stream 2 pipeline operations started in 2018 and Been completed Last September after overcoming many obstacles. However, the project still does not supply natural gas and the certification process is pending.
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