Russia slams US sanctions on European gas project

Russia slams US sanctions on European gas project

European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic, Russia's Minister of Energy Alexander Novak and Ukrainian Minister of Energy and Environmental Protection Oleksiy Orzhel during a press conference. (AFP Photo)

US sanctions on companies working on the new Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline will prevent other countries from developing their economies, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

Writing on her Facebook page, ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova slammed Washington for promoting an "ideology" that hinders global competition over the pipeline, which will carry Russian gas under the Baltic Sea to Europe.

 

 

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