In Defiance Of U.S. Sanctions, Construction on German Section Of Nord Stream 2 To Resume In December

Construction on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline running under the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany will resume in early December after a one-year pause due to U.S. sanctions.

The company Nord Stream 2 AG said on November 28 that undersea pipe-laying work will resume on a 2.6-kilometer section of each of the gas pipeline's branches within Germany’s exclusive economic zone.

German broadcaster

NDR 1 Radio MV reported

that construction will resume on December 5, citing an announcement by the Baltic Sea Waterways and Shipping Office in Stralsund.

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