Germany ‘won’t back down’ under threat of U.S. sanctions over Nord Stream 2Christian Fernsby ▼ | December 19, 2019
Chancellor Angela Merkel has insisted that Berlin will not give into pressure from Washington after the US Senate approved a bill sanctioning German companies working on a pipeline that will deliver natural gas from Russia, RT reports.
European energy Angela Merkel
Topics: Germany U.S. sanctions Nord Stream
The chancellor said that she firmly opposes such sanctions because they have an extraterritorial effect. They will not push Berlin to abandon the project, however, she said. ■