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Kremlin warns against U.S. pressure over Nord Stream 2 certification

Kremlin warns against U.S. pressure over Nord Stream 2 certification
Kremlin warns against U.S. pressure over Nord Stream 2 certification   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  
By Reuters

<div> <p><span class="caps">MOSCOW</span> – The Kremlin said on Monday the United States must not put pressure on anyone over the certification of the Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.</p> <p>The newly completed pipeline is awaiting clearance from a Germany regular before Russia can start exporting gas through it.</p> <p>The United States and some European countries oppose the pipeline, which bypasses Ukraine and is designed to export Russian gas directly to Germany via the bed of the Baltic Sea.</p> <p>They say it would make Europe too reliant on Russian gas, but some other European governments say the link is vital to secure energy supplies.</p> <p/> </div>