If the United States imposes sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, the launch of the project could be disrupted, Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Olena Zerkal has said to the reporters in Berlin at the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum.
“We believe that these sanctions can really help prevent the launch of Nord Stream 2, especially in light of the need to conclude a new contract for gas supply to Europe,” the diplomat said.
According to her, this is an additional negotiating tool for Ukraine.
Earlier it was announces that the U.S. Congress might include the clause on sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline in the U.S. defense budget for 2020.
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