December 21, 2019 / 10:07 AM / 2 months ago

Russia must press on with Nord Stream 2 gas line to Europe: Russian senator

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia must keep to schedule on implementing the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline link to Europe, a senior Russian senator told state news agency RIA on Saturday, after pipe-laying was suspended due to U.S. sanctions.

Konstantin Kosachev, chairman of the foreign affairs committee in Russia’s upper house, was speaking after Swiss-Dutch firm Allseas said it had suspended work on pipe-laying to avoid U.S. sanctions contained in legislation signed by President Donald Trump on Friday.

Reporting by Andrey Kuzmin; Editing by Edmund Blair

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