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Russia could finance Nord Stream 2 alone if necessary – Peskov

Russia may build the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline independently if the United States imposes sanctions against participants in the project.
By Staff reporter 24 September 2018 0 32654

Russia can build the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline independently if the United States imposes sanctions against participants in the project, Dmitry Peskov, the Russian president’s press secretary, has said.

“Russia has such capability, but we hope that such hooliganism does not happen,” Peskov told the RBC news agency.

German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung reported on Saturday that Russian President Vladimir Putin had told German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a meeting last month that Russia would be willing to finance Nord Stream...