Finland has given its approval for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to be laid within the country’s exclusive economic zone, Gazprom said in a note on Thursday.
The development company still needs a second permit from the Finnish government, which is expected to be granted within the next few weeks, the Russian major said.
Nord Stream 2 has already received the required permits from Germany, but is waiting to receive consent from Sweden, Russia and Denmark.
“The national permitting procedures in the other three countries along the route...
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