Nord Stream 2 Project Still Endures Brutal US Pressure, Kremlin Says
- January, 19, 2021 - 15:26
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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Nord Stream 2 project is still facing rough pressure from the United States, while the restrictions, which are illegal from the point of view of international law, are growing, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Tuesday.
"This international project is still facing crude, illegal pressure from the United States of America," he said, TASS reported.
According to the Kremlin official, "actions aimed at introducing restrictions, which are illegal from the point of view of international law, on economic operators, including those related to this project, are still ongoing and growing."
On Monday, the Handelsblat newspaper reported that the US government intends to introduce sanctions against the Fortuna vessel involved in construction of the Nord Stream 2 vessel and KVT-Rus Company, its owner.