Washington/Berlin (dpa) – Following years of dispute over the German-Russian Baltic Sea pipeline, Berlin and Washington introduced a breakthrough on Wednesday. The 2 international locations printed a joint assertion promising help for Ukraine. The virtually accomplished Baltic Sea pipeline is to move Russian fuel to Germany – bypassing Ukraine, which relies on the revenue from fuel transit. The USA had harshly criticised Nord Stream 2 for years and continues to oppose the undertaking, however now intends to chorus from additional sanctions.
International Minister Heiko Maas welcomed the breakthrough within the dispute over the Nord Stream 2 fuel pipeline. “I’m relieved that we have now discovered a constructive resolution with the USA on the Nord Stream 2 difficulty,” the minister wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. “We are going to help Ukraine in constructing a inexperienced vitality sector and work to safe fuel transit via Ukraine within the subsequent decade,” the SPD politician continued. The Federal International Workplace wrote: “As transatlantic companions, we stand firmly by Ukraine’s facet.”
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