the German Government announced that it intends to provide political support working on the gas pipeline “Nord stream-2” firms. This is stated in the reply of the German government to a parliamentary inquiry.

the government response also noted that it was “still appreciates the project” and sees it primarily as an economic one. It also said that the slowdown in the construction of the pipeline, according to the authorities, does not threaten the energy security of Germany.

“the Infrastructure of Germany is sufficiently diversified to ensure the supply of energy resources during the suspension of the construction”, — stated in the document.

Recall that in December, the U.S. imposed sanctions against the project, demanding that the companies doing the strip, to immediately stop the construction. In early may, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported that the Federal network Agency of Germany intends to reject the draft non-proliferation to it of the provisions of European regulation, as the project will not be completed by the end of may.