Danish Social Democrats relax stance on Nord Stream 2

The application for the Russian gas pipeline through Danish territorial waters has been collecting dust at the country's energy authority since 2017.

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Before the recent parliament election in Denmark, the country's Social Democratic Party firmly rejected the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. But the party has now relaxed its stance somewhat, writes Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten based on an interview with MP Nick Hækkerup (Social Democratic Party).

Nord Stream 2 AG, the company behind the Nord Stream 2 project, filed an application in April of 2017 to lay a gas pipeline from Russia through Danish territorial waters by the Baltic island Bornholm.

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