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on December 7, 2016 in World News

Russia pipeline is security ‘threat’, US diplomat says

By Andrew Rettman Russia’s Nord Stream II gas pipeline is a threat to European security, a US diplomat has said, amid calls for the European Commission to intervene. Adam Shub, the deputy US ambassador to the EU, in Brussels on Tuesday (6 December), mentioned the Russian-German project amid other instruments he said Russia was using to “create division” in Europe and to erode “shared transatlantic values”. EU Commission has stalled on appeals for a legal assessment (Photo: European Commission) He said the armed conflict in Ukraine was “just the front line” in the “malign action”, which extended also to...

By Andrew Rettman Russia’s Nord Stream II gas pipeline is a threat to European security, a US diplomat has said, amid calls for the European Commission to intervene. Adam Shub, the deputy US ambassador to the EU, in Brussels...

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