Poland, Denmark and Ukraine also oppose the project, arguing that it will increase the EU's dependency on Russian gas and Europe should instead focus on diversifying its energy resources.
The $11 billion project is planned to carry 55 billion cubic meters of gas annually 1,230 kilometers under the Baltic Sea from Russian Federation to northern Germany after it becomes operational in early 2020.
The President of the United States Donald trump tried to convince Germany to abandon the project "Nord stream-2".
Oudkirk said the project raises security concerns because it would divert gas flows away from Ukraine, which depends heavily on transit fees, and could become a pathway for Russian Federation to install high-tech monitoring and listening equipment in the Baltic Sea, a sensitive military region.
But he accused Washington of wanting to block the pipeline, built by Russia's state-controlled energy giant Gazprom and a consortium of European energy companies, in order to boost its own shale gas exports.
In the German Lubmin began the construction of a gas receiving station within the project of the pipeline "Nord stream-2".
A BSF jawan was killed in the unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers who opened fire to provide cover to militants. Two civilians injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in RS Pura sector are undergoing treatment at a hospital.
It also comes hours after Miguna cancelled his flight to Kenya citing the government's failure to issue him with a valid passport. According to Elachi, Miguna was not qualified for the deputy governor's position because of his problematic citizenship status.
He described the first sentence Trump said to him when he walked into their meeting. " Melinda [Gates] didn't like that too much". Maybe Donald Trump isn't actually the " stable genius " he claims to be, as he certainly isn't the latter.
The Orioles have not won a game when Cobb has pitched this season and in 29.1 innings, he's allowing a.371 batting average . Athletics: RHP Andrew Triggs (3-1, 5.31 ERA) is slated to start the opener of a four-game series on Thursday in Toronto.
Dressed in armour and glitter, they danced and partied both inside and outside the arena, where giant screens showed the game. The NHL's newest franchise has already done what no expansion team has done before, exceeding almost everyone's expectations.
President Donald Trump's love for golfing does not appear to be working as great publicity for the golf courses he owns. Trump has refused to divest from his company, but has handed control over to his sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump.
She says she believes he's now honest that he wants children . which was the deal breaker that caused her to break up with him . In this fantastic clip, Brie and Daniel Bryan bring their baby daughter Birdie to visit with John Cena and Nikki Bella .
Display, Android 8.0 Oreo and Snapdragon 425
The smartphone had been launched in August 2016 with the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system out of the box. No details about the pricing of the Android Go Edition, even though it listed on the official website.
Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) Rating Setd by Cowen and Company
On Monday, December 18 LIBENSON RICHARD M sold $3.86 million worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 20,000 shares. The stock witnessed 6.61% gains, -1.36% declines and 20.32% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively.
Zuckerberg to heading to European Union next Tuesday
This after revelations that political consultancy Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed details of millions of Facebook users. Parliament's media committee said Thursday that Alexander Nix had accepted a summons to appear June 6.
NWS: 2 tornadoes hit CT during Tuesday storm
The National Weather Service says powerful thunderstorms created a small weather generated tsunami off the New Jersey coast. One of the tornadoes, an EF1 packing 100mph winds touched down in Southbury and moved along a 4.5-mile path into Oxford.
Unveiled design concept BMW iNEXT
Going forward, all pure electric BMW models will sport the "i" badge and come equipped with fifth-generation battery technology. In 2016, the automaker announced plans to launch the iNext. "Further models will follow".
Teenage girl developed wet lungs after vaping for 3 weeks
Another found that heavy metals from the heating coil are making their way into the inhaled vapour (and the vapers' lungs). The authors noted that this is the first reported case of its kind resulting from e-cigarette use in an adolescent.