February 1, 2018

Germany green lights construction of Russian gas pipeline Nord Stream 2

Russia has been granted a permit for construction of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline in German territorial waters. The project would double the existing gas supply from Russia to Germany.

“This permit is the result of extensive planning and consultation process. Nord Stream 2 is aware of its responsibility towards this sensitive natural habitat and has taken this into account in the planning phase,” Jens Lange, permitting manager for Germany at Nord Stream 2 AG, said. Read more.

RT

Related,
- Germany grants permit for Nord Stream 2 Russian gas pipeline - Reuters

- U.S. Says Russian Gas Link Hurts European Security - Bloomberg
- US oposes Nord Stream 2 as Russia could steal it as a tool – Tillerson (video) - RT

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