Pipes purchased for the construction of Nord Stream 2 sold in Germany 16:22

Pipes purchased for the construction of Nord Stream 2 sold in Germany 16:22

The German government sold the pipes for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. This was announced by the representative of the country’s Ministry of Economy. DEA News.

The documents show that the authorities made an agreement with a company involved in the construction of a gas pipeline between the island of Rügen and the Lubmin community. The latter is located on the coast of the Baltic Sea.

The representative of the Ministry emphasized that “The pipes have been sold”, answering the question of the journalists.

But he did not specify which company the equipment belongs to.

According to German media, after the construction of Nord Stream 2, about 3,000 pipes remained in the warehouses. Die Welt in March 2023 reported About the German government’s plans to purchase these products from Nord Stream 2 AG.

It was noted that Berlin should coordinate its actions with Washington before making a decision. Particularly, the parties discussed ways to circumvent the sanctions imposed on Moscow. As a result, US officials approved the implementation of the project and demanded that the money from the pipe sale not reach Russia.

Later, the German government bought the equipment for 70 million Euros and the products are expected to be used in the construction of the OAL (Ostsee Anbindungsleitung) gas pipeline from Rügen to Lubmin. At the end of August, gas transmission network operator Gascade received permission to lay the pipeline.

before in Germany warned that the risks regarding gas supply will continue in the coming winter months.

Source: Gazeta


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