"Germany is closer to the United States because in many ways it rather depends on the US than on Russian Federation".
It is due to be completed late next year.
"The Nord Stream 2 is not an economic project, the project is absolutely political".
Biden also reportedly said Europe needs "diverse sources of gas, not new pipelines that lock in greater reliance on Russian Federation".
Qatar is the main LNG supplier to the European Union, while the share of US LNG has fallen from six per cent in the first quarter a year ago to one per cent this year. It would run 1,200 km, mostly under the Baltic Sea along the existing Nord Stream pipeline.
Condition of man hospitalized in poisoning improves
Rowley's brother Matthew told ITV News it was "shocking to see him first of all, because he's not the Charles I know". The nerve agent was used to target former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury in March.
"For decades Russian Federation has shown and continues to show it is a reliable supplier of energy security to Europe", Peskov added. We're supposed to be guarding against Russian Federation and Germany goes out and pays billions and billions of dollars a year to Russian Federation. A number of countries want to change the rules of construction of gas pipelines in the EU.
President Petro Poroshenko says that the majority of European Union countries start to understand the real goal of the Nord Stream 2 project. He said he also mentioned tripartite talks [on gas - EU-RF-Ukraine], which they will hold.
Does it affect United States business interests? Germany budgets about 1.2 percent of its GDP on the military, whereas the USA spends closer to 4 percent, a gap Trump has repeatedly criticized.
Until now U.S. exporters have targeted markets in south America and Asia, including China, where prices are firmer.
"I think it's very sad when Germany makes a massive oil and gas deal with Russia, where [NATO is] supposed to be guarding against Russia, and Germany goes out and pays billions and billions of dollars a year to Russia", Trump said at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels.
Unlike past USA administrations, Trump links Washington's commitment to collective transatlantic defence to his demand that the 28 allies pay more.
"But the decision (for such projects - ed.) countries are sovereign".
Conte's average of 2.14 points per game in the Premier League is bettered only by Alex Ferguson (2.16) and Guardiola (2.34). He also clashed with senior players such as Diego Costa and David Luiz while others had begun to grow tired of his methods.
Jeremy Lin intègre l'effectif de Lloyd Pierce contre les droits sur le Français Isaia Cordinier (drafté au 2e tour en 2016). On pensait simplement que ce serait une équipe du haut de tableau qui tenterait d'en faire son 6e homme.
Neymar is one of a number of potential signings to have been discussed after Ronaldo ended his nine-year association with Real. Speculation tipping Perez to launch a raid on PSG for Neymar has intensified after Ronaldo was sold to Juventus for £88m.
On Tuesday, the First Lady Melania Trump boarded Air Force One along with her husband President Donald Trump to Europe. At a meeting with the other first lady the wife of Donald trump came in a dark blue Calvin Klein dress for $ 2430.
I said, 'Listen, after Conor makes this money with Floyd, he may never fight again.' And he hasn't. "Khabib vs. Some of the decisions he makes might not be correct, but none of us are ideal."And now it's officially weird".
Twitter announced the purge was coming and told users that most would typically see a loss of usually fewer than four followers. As Twitter continues to rid its platform of suspicious accounts, many users, including influential profiles like U.S.
Upon landing at the Islamabad airport, they will either be flown to Adiala Jail or driven to Attock Jail, Dawn newspaper reported. After the Supreme Court ousted Sharif as prime minister last July, the courts barred him from heading the party he founded.
8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation
Save the Rhino estimates there are fewer than 5,500 black rhinos in the world and around 750 of them are thought to be in Kenya. The three surviving rhinos are being closely monitored by veterinary and park management teams, officials said.
Theresa May government publishes white paper on Brexit
The plan will set out the vision for future relations with the bloc, putting a controversial "free trade area" at its core. There was one major shift - abandoning plans for close ties for financial services, Britain's biggest export industry.
Israel to touch the moon
Damari said "As soon as we went deep into the project and more people joined, we implicit its complication". Young Israeli scientists Yarivi Bash, Kfir Damari and Yonatan Winetraub chose to join the fight.