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The U.S. House of Representatives adopted the resolution against "Nord Stream-2" — Rambler News Service


Photo: Nord Stream 2/Paul Langrock the U.S. House of Representatives adopted the resolution in which congressmen oppose implementation of the Nord Stream-2 project, Bloomberg writes. In the document prepared by representatives of Republican and Democratic parties fear is expressed that this gas pipeline will strengthen "control of the Kremlin" over supply of energy resources to Europe. According to congressmen, implementation of the project is "a sharp step towards deterioration in energy security of Europe" which will also do much harm to the interests of the USA. The House of Representatives also urged the governments of the European countries to refuse the Nord Stream-2 project. Besides, congressmen urged the U.S. President Donald Trump "to use all available ways to support the European energy security". The agency notes that the resolution has non-binding character. "Nord Stream — 2" — the gas pipeline from Russia to Germany through the Baltic Sea 1220 km long and 55 billion cubic meters in a year. It directly will connect the Russian resource base and the European consumers. On September 5 the Nord Stream company 2 beginnings laying of pipes of the gas pipeline in an exclusive economic zone of Finland. It is expected that the construction of the gas pipeline will be completed at the end of 2019. Earlier the Assistant to the President of the USA on national security John Bolton said that Washington considers the whole range of measures for a stop of construction of "Nord Stream-2".

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