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US still opposed to Nord Stream 2 – Perry

United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry has reiterated his country’s opposition to Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline project but has said both countries could still find common ground
By Staff reporter 14 September 2018 0 32554

United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry has reiterated his country’s opposition to Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline project but has said both countries could still find common ground, Interfax has reported.

Perry met his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak in Moscow on Thursday, after which Novak told reporters that Russia will not interfere with shipments of LNG to Europe.  

"Russia is absolutely confident in the competitiveness of its gas shipment to Europe. We are not afraid of competition on the part of US natural gas...