German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated it is “right” to complete the planned 55 Bcm/year Nord Stream gas pipeline from Russia in light of the threat of new US sanctions against the project. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Merkel, speaking July 1 in the German parliament, said US sanctions “did not correspond” to Germany’s interpretation of international law. Just 160 km (99 miles) of Nord Stream 2 is left to lay in Danish waters out of the total 2,460 km length after the US first implemented sanctions in December. New extended sanctions have been proposed in the US, which if implemented would target more companies involved in the construction of the pipeline, including […]