The United States announced new sanctions against the “Nord stream – 2” and “Turkish stream” and threatened consequences for companies involved in the projects.
The American authorities do not exclude the extension of restrictions against Russian gas pipeline “Nord stream – 2” and “Turkish stream”. New measures can be taken within the framework of U.S. law on the struggle against the enemies of America by sanctions.
This statement on Wednesday, July 15, was made by the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, said the Russian Dialogue.
He warned the company related to the above pipelines, and urged them to immediately stop any cooperation, so as not to face sanctions.
However, this bill is only being discussed in the administration of the President of the United States, any decision on this matter is still pending.
In the case of approval of the document, the U.S. side will have the opportunity to take action against individuals investing in the Russian projects of $1 million and provides technology and other services.
The Russian authorities promptly reacted to the statement by the head of the American foreign Ministry. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova called the sanctions policy of the United States as an example of unfair competition and a Testament to the weakness of the American system.