US warns Nord Stream 2 investors in Europe of sanctions
Get out now or risk the consequences, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo says
Washington — US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Wednesday warned investors in two Russian natural gas pipeline projects that they could face sanctions as the Trump administration seeks to curb the Kremlin's economic leverage over Europe and Turkey.
Pompeo told a news conference that European investors in the Nord Stream 2 and a branch of the TurkStream pipelines could be “put at risk” of US sanctions under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017. The pipelines will carry gas from Russia to Europe and Turkey...