Nord Stream 2 project operator assessing US sanctions bill

A US Senate committee passed a bill to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. (AFP)

The Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project’s operator said on Thursday it was assessing a US bill passed by a Senate panel that proposes sanctions on it, but that it was too early to comment on any possible implications.

A US Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that the US administration says would strengthen Moscow’s economic grip on Europe.

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