EU Parliament demands action against Nord Stream 2

MEPs propose a new resolution to member states to impose tighter sanctions on the Russian-German gas pipeline. This is the second instance in a short time of the parliament moving to thwart the project.

When Nord Stream 2 AG, according to its own timetable, was set to resume pipelaying operations offshore of Bornholm Friday last week, the twin connection lacked 69.2 and 49.6 kilometers, respectively. The project company has thus far declined to confirm that construction has started again. | Photo: Jens Bttner/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

Russia should face consequences for imprisoning domestic opposition leader Alexei Navalny, members of European Parliament demand in a newly passed resolution.

MEPs thereby urge member states to impose tighter sanctions against natural gas pipeline project Nord Stream 2 connecting Russia to Germany. The development lacks little more than 100 kilometers of pipe offshore of Danish island Bornholm. The resolution passed in parliament with 581 in favor and 50 opposed.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from EnergyWatch

Further reading

Related articles

Latest News

See all jobs