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MOSCOW | US energy chief: sanctions possible on new Russia pipeline

MOSCOW— The United States could impose sanctions on a new Russia-Germany gas pipeline, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Thursday during a visit to Moscow. Asked whether sanctions on the undersea Nord Stream 2 pipeline are possible and if further energy-related sanctions are planned, Perry said: “Yes to your first question and yes to your … Continue reading MOSCOW | US energy chief: sanctions possible on new Russia pipeline

In Moscow, US energy chief slams new Russia-Germany pipeline

MOSCOW — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has restated the United States’ opposition to a new Russia-Germany gas pipeline during talks in Moscow. Speaking at a meeting with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, Perry said the undersea Nord Stream 2 pipeline would “create a new choke point at a shallow depth vulnerable to disruption.” He … Continue reading In Moscow, US energy chief slams new Russia-Germany pipeline