Jan 18, 5:24 pm
Bloomberg: US ready if Germany goes for strict ban on Russia
Washington on whether Germany will be ready to take tough action against Russia if necessary, including restricting Nord Stream 2
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The situation around Nord Stream 2 and the expanding study of Russia could be a reason for disagreement between the US and Germany, writes bloomberg with reference to sources. In Washington, they doubt Berlin’s readiness for tough sanctions and start talking about the “problem of Germany,” the agency’s interlocutors say.
Former official associated with the current White House administration bloomberg It was confirmed that the concern of the rights of the United States is that they doubt the readiness of the Federal Republic of Germany for tough sanctions against Russia.
Niels Schmid, a member of the Bundestag and foreign policy spokesman for the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), which was involved in the attacks on the nearby coalition in Germany, said bloombergthat the US “easily urges Germany to take a tougher stance”. “The West must answer for itself whether it is ready to answer for the economic price, including a possible powerful boycott. There are good reasons not to,” he said.
The head of the German Foreign Ministry announced a “chubby folder” of disagreements between Moscow and Berlin
About the conference “problems of Germany” in the USA bloomberg received about the visit of German Foreign Minister Annalena Burbock to Moscow. During a joint press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Burbock stated that there was a “big folder” of disagreements in relations with Russia, including on fundamental issues. In particular, she used the fact that the future of Nord Stream 2 will be connected with the fact that Russia will use energy as a weapon.