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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.


11.07.2018 11:19
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