Deputy Principal Director on Energy Alexei Belogoryev commented the prospects for Nord Stream 2 sanctions from Germany to Vestnik Kavkaza.
As Alexei Belogoryev, Deputy Director on Energy at the Institute for Energy and Finance (IEF) noted in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza, two points of view on Nord Stream 2 are currently fighting in Germany, and none of them implies a complete rejection of the pipeline. «The first point of view is that the Nord Stream 2 sanctions is too strong and not proportional response, in no way connected with the Navalny case and the use of alleged chemical weapons. The second point of view is the sanctions should be in freezing it for 1–2 years, since it will be relatively painless for Germany, given that construction has already been idle for more than 9 months, and neither Berlin nor the EU is experiencing an obvious shortage of gas; such vivid sanctions will calm down Russia’s opponents «, he explained.
«The general problem of Nord Stream 2 is that it is indeed the most sensitive project in
The expert said that Nord Stream 2, like Turkish Stream, are the latest megaprojects in the gas transportation sector. «Now the attitude to gas in Europe is getting worse, the EU’s hydrogen strategy, which has an
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