MOSCOW, may 4 / Radio Sputnik. The German government has no plans to introduce retaliatory measures to U.S. sanctions against the “Nord stream-2”, says the reply of the Cabinet of Germany to the parliamentary inquiry, reports RIA Novosti.

the Government once again stressed its rejection of extraterritorial restriction, which considers sanctions against the “Nord stream-2”.

In the German Cabinet also stressed that he does not believe the pipeline is a threat to NATO. Thus official Berlin responded to the words of us Senator Tom Catton, who called Germany’s energy policy a threat to NATO.

the Project “Northern stream-2” involves the laying of two pipelines from the coast of Russia through the Baltic sea to Germany. It implements the company 2 the Nord Stream AG with the sole shareholder ‒ “Gazprom”.

to Build the pipeline was supposed to end last year, but in December, the President of the United States Donald trump has signed the defense budget for 2020, which included sanctions against the “Nord stream-2” and “Turkish stream”.

In mid-February radio Sputnik reported, the Cabinet of Germany once again defended the “Nord stream-2”.

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