U.S. Warns Germany That It Will Face Sanctions If They Continue To Build The Nord Stream II Pipeline With Russia

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg deliver remarks at NATO headquarters in Brussels on March 23.
RFE: Blinken Warns Germany Of Possible Sanctions Over Nord Stream 2
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the Nord Stream 2 pipeline being built from Russia to Germany is against the European Union's own interests and warned Berlin of possible sanctions over the project.
"President (Joe) Biden has been very clear, he believes the pipeline is a bad idea, bad for Europe, bad for the United States, ultimately it is in contradiction to the EU's own security goals," Blinken said on March 23 as he met with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels.
Germany is pushing for the pipeline's completion despite sustained U.S. opposition for over more than a decade.
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WNU Editor: US Democrat senators want to speed-up these sanctions …. Democratic U.S. senators urge Biden to speed sanctions over Nord Stream 2 (Reuters). As to what is my take. This dispute is going to threaten U.S. – European ties …. Nord Stream 2 impasse threatens transatlantic ties (Bookings/Financial Times).
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