Trump: Germany controlled by Russia with gas, but asks for shield - News Archive - PRIME Business News Agency - All News Politics Economy Business Wire Financial Wire Oil Gas Chemical Industry Power Industry Metals Mining Pulp Paper Agro Commodities Transport Automobile Construction Real Estate Telecommunications Engineering Hi-Tech Consumer Goods Retail Calendar Our Features Interviews Opinions Press Releases

Trump: Germany controlled by Russia with gas, but asks for shield

BRUSSELS, Jul 11 (PRIME) -- Russia controls Germany through exports of its natural gas, while the U.S. has to protect Berlin from Moscow, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday at a business breakfast with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

Germany pays billions and billions of dollars a year to Russia, So were protecting Germany, were protecting France, and were protecting all these countries, and thenthe countries go out and make a pipeline deal with Russiaso were supposed to protect you from Russia, but they pay billions of dollars to Russia, and I think its very inappropriate, he said.

It should have never been allowed to happen, but Germany is being totally controlled by Russia, because they will get 60-70% of their energy from Russia in a new pipeline. And you tell me if its appropriate, because I think its not.

The Nord Stream-2 project envisages construction of two lines of a natural gas pipeline with an annual capacity of up to 55 billion cubic meters, running from the Russian shore to Germany under the Baltic Sea. Russian gas giant Gazprom will implement the project together with Germanys E.ON and BASF, Royal Dutch Shell, Austrias OMV, and Frances Engie.

End

11.07.2018 11:19
 
 
Share |
To report an error select text and press Ctrl+Enter
 
 
Central Bank Official Rate
1W 1M 1Y
USD
EUR 77.7529 -0.6084 21 sep
USD 66.4725 -0.5373 21 sep
Stock Market Indices
1D 1W 1M 1Y
MICEX
rtsi 1140.65 +0.58 18:50 20 sep
micex 2400.89 -0.15 18:50 20 sep
Stock Quotes in RUR
1D 1W 1M 1Y
GAZP
gazp 154.35 -1.93 18:49 20 sep
lkoh 4701.00 -0.38 18:49 20 sep
rosn 438.70 +0.19 18:49 20 sep
sber 191.16 -1.41 18:49 20 sep
MICEX Ruble Trading
1D 1W 1M 1Y
USDTD
EURTD 78.0275 -0.1025 14:59 20 sep
USDTD 66.7525 -0.6175 17:44 20 sep