The people's Deputy of the Bundestag from the party " Alliance 90/the greens ", the former head of the Ministry of protection of natural factors in Germany, Trittin called dangers of U.S. senators by punishment the leadership of the port in the German city of Sassnitz due to the "Nord stream - 2 "" a Declaration of economic war ". He said the Agency dpa.
in the available Last news letter, the three senators United States operator port of Sassnitz GmbH reported about the impending us government sanctions against organizations that participate in supporting the construction of the pipeline. For example, the letter stated that in case of continuation of works the port is threatened by a " financial destruction."
"Interference in the sovereignty of Germany and the European Union has reached an unprecedented level of aggression that can not be without reaction," said Trittin. According to his statement, the organizations participating in the project need to be protected from " the Washington-based methods in the Wild West."
the people's choice tried to convince Germany and the EU to give a strong response to the steps of America, citing the example of a possible punishment against shale gas from the United States.
He said that Sassnitz is located in the constituency of Chancellor Angela Merkel, wondering how she will be able to explain its "continued inaction" employees of the port.
The project "Northern stream - 2" involves laying on the bottom of the Baltic sea 2 pipelines from Russia to Germany.
Berlin and Vienna to support the Russian Project, as he expressed interest in the reliable supply of fuel. For the construction of a gas pipeline protrudes Norway, the government which owns 30% of company shares Kvaerner, one of the executors of the construction.
At the same time against the "Nord stream - 2" are Lithuania, Latvia, Poland and Ukraine, pursuing their desires. The Project also criticize the United States who plan to establish their own liquefied natural gas to the European Union.
at the end of last year USA took the defense budget, which included penalties against organizations involved in the construction of the " Nord stream - 2 ". In the end the project was stopped: Swiss Firm Allseas engaged in pipe-laying, immediately stopped work. In "Gazprom" stated that they will be able on their own to complete the construction.