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EU offers to negotiate Nord Stream 2

Denmark faces a tough balancing act over whether to approve the construction of a Russian gas pipeline through its territorial waters. The EU has offered to negotiate the issue on behalf of its members.

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The EU Commission has offered to negotiate with Russia on behalf of its members about the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, according to Danish newspaper Politiken.

Nord Stream 2 is a Russian-owned gas pipeline to be constructed through the Baltic Sea and thus requires approval from Denmark, a decision with strong geopolitical and security implications.

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