Statement by Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell about the Nord Stream 2 is a continuation of the American campaign to undermine Europe’s strategic cooperation with Russia in the energy sector, said State Duma Committee on International Affairs Sergey Zheleznyak.
Mitchell said earlier that European support for Nord Stream 2 is unacceptable, which deepens energy dependence on Russia.
“Statement by Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell condemning European countries supporting the Nord Stream 2 project is a continuation of the American campaign to undermine Europe’s strategic cooperation with Russia in the field of energy,” his press service reports. .
According to the parliamentarian, the United States does not abandon attempts to politicize the Nord Stream 2 project and frighten Europeans with dependence on Russian gas or invent other problems that construction may cause.
“The goal of this policy is on the surface – by any means not to allow the natural strengthening of the positions of Russian energy suppliers in Europe and impose expensive American liquefied gas on Europeans. At the same time, the competitiveness of the Nord Stream 2 project does not raise doubts among experts with whom the authorities of most countries Europe, including the European mainstream in the face of Germany “, – added the deputy.