Russian FM slams US sanctions on gas pipelines
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that the Nord Stream 2 and Turk Stream gas pipeline projects would be launched despite US sanctions, adding that Russia planned to respond to the new measures, the Interfax news agency reported.
THE PROJECT WILL CONTINUE
Russian President Vladimir Putin has already vowed to continue with the project Russian Foreign Ministry has also accused US of pushing an ideology that hindered global trade.
US President Donald Trump signed a bill on Friday that included legislation imposing sanctions on firms laying pipe for Nord Stream 2, which seeks to double gas capacity along the northern Nord Stream pipeline route to Germany.