Nord Stream 2 can be justified if Ukraine's interests safeguarded

Credit: Reuters- Published on December 16, 2018
Germany's economy minister said he believed the Russian-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline can go ahead while preserving Ukraine's vital interests, but that Berlin is also in talks to diversify its energy supply with liquefied natural gas.
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Published on December 16, 2018 -  00:35
Germany: Nord Stream 2 Can Be Justified
Reuters reports Germanyโ€™s economy minister said he believed the Russian-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline can go ahead while preserving Ukraineโ€™s vital interests, but that Berlin is also in talks to diversify its energy supply with liquefied natural gas. U.S. President Donald Trump in July accused Germany of being a โ€œcaptiveโ€ of Russia due to its energy reliance and urged it to halt work on the $11 billion, Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that is to be built in the Baltic Sea.

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