Mecklenburg-Vorpommern's Prime Minister Manuela Schwesig (SPD) has rejected the threats of American senators against the port of Sassnitz-Mukran in the dispute over the Nord Stream gas pipeline 2 sharp and of the Federal government, a response demanded.
"These threats are absolutely unacceptable. Germany can decide for itself where and how it obtains its energy,“ said Schwesig on Friday in Schwerin, the German press Agency. The Berlin "Tagesspiegel" she had said before: "Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is holding on to the construction of the Pipeline. I also expect the Federal government to try this Extortion, decided to confront.“
The Foreign office has rejected the threats from the United States in the "daily mirror". Foreign Minister of state, Niels Annen (SPD), said: "We have made to our American partners that we are against the exercise of pressure on European companies to deny." The tone and content of the threatening letters that had been sent to American senators, to be completely inappropriate.
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The Green" foreign policy, jürgen Trittin, described the threat of Sanctions against the port of Sassnitz-Mukran garals "an economic Declaration of war". "The bad habit of American threatening letters to German companies taking over," said the former Federal Minister of the environment, the German press Agency. The threat of Republican senators against the port according to European and international law illegal.
"has reached The interference in the sovereignty of Germany and the European Union, an unprecedented aggressiveness, which should not remain unanswered," said Trittin. "The companies that are involved in this project, need protection from the Wild-West methods of Washington."
Trittin, called on the Federal government, "to stop the Tiptoeing towards the American side". Germany and the EU would have to find "a robust response to this behavior of the United States". This could belong to his Auffassungdie the threat of their own sanctions, such as, for example, the import of Fracking Gas from the United States.Updated Date: 07 August 2020, 07:19