In the U.S. Senate introduced a draft law expanding the penalties against the "Nord stream - 2," said one of its sponsors, Republican Senator John Barrasso.
The politician said that the document must "Supplement and expand" existing penalties.
the draft law was supported by five house members from both parties, including Senator from Texas Ted Cruz.
for example, it is planned to punish organizations that provide service underwriting insurance and reinsurance for vessels working on the pipeline.
Under penalties have the opportunity to get firms conducting audit, inspection and certification of participants of construction.
yesterday Agency Bloomberg referring to the draft and cruise informed that anyone who participates in the project in any capacity, " without delay, will face serious American punishment ".
at the end of last year USA took the defense budget. It includes limits against organizations involved in the implementation of the " Nord stream - 2 ". Swiss Allseas engaged in the laying of the pipeline, the work was stopped.
the head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak in the early winter of 2019, said that the application of the pipelayer "Akademik Chersky" is one of the options for completion of the project, but it will take some time for additional preparation of the vessel.