The pipeline is 93% complete. In December 2019, due to U.S. sanctions, the Swiss company Allseas stopped construction work.
“We think that completing the project is right, and in this spirit we are working,” quotes Angela Merkel TASS.
The Chancellor of Germany specifically specified that the extraterritorial sanctions threatened by the United States “do not correspond to the understanding of law” existing in Germany. She said that “we are dealing with an economic project” with “political aspects” and emphasized that after putting Nord Stream-2 into operation, Ukraine should retain the role of gas transit.
. (Source: rambler)