Merkel: Germany won't become dependent on Russia for gas due to Nord StreamStaff Writer | February 8, 2019
Germany will not become dependent on Russia for gas due to Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Chancellor Angela Merkel said, stressing that it was crucial to ensure Ukraine remained a transit country for gas, Reuters reports.
Europe Chancellor Angela Merkel
Diplomatic sources have said Germany is pressuring other European capitals to block an EU proposal to regulate Nord Stream 2 ahead of a key meeting on Friday but may fail to convince France, threatening the project’s construction. ■