The fate of this controversial gas pipeline between Russia and Germany was never wanted by Washington, but is now over with the blessing of Berlin, which will certainly be at the heart of German Chancellor Olaf Scholes’ next visit to the White House on February 7. , To meet with US President Joe Biden.
The German government, accused of embarrassment and procrastination, sought to clarify its position on Thursday. The “strong sanctions” imposed by the West during the Russian invasion included Nord Stream 2, which is still awaiting enactment, said German diplomat Annalena Berbach.
Based on these words and its “conversations” with Germany, the US government was more definite.
“I want to be clear with you today: if Russia invades Ukraine, one way or another, Nord Stream 2 will not prosper,” Victoria Nuland, of US Diplomacy No. 3, warned.
Russia’s foreign intelligence service has denied the allegations in a statement issued Friday stating “Similar, baseless allegations concerning Russia’s intelligence have been made more than once. The United States also seized the Security Council.
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