German minister: U.S. anti-Russian sanctions threaten GermanyStaff Writer | December 5, 2017
The new U.S. anti-Russian sanctions that cover natural gas pipeline projects with participation of Germany threaten the country’s economic interests, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said.
Tensions Trump signed a bill
In August, U.S. President Donald Trump signed a bill introducing additional sanctions against Russia among several other states.
The bill prohibits companies from investing more than U.S. $1 million in a single payment or more than $5 million during the course of a year in construction of Russian export pipelines, as well as provision of goods, services, technologies and information support for the construction. ■