Skip to comments.Party Race to Succeed Merkel Throws Russian Pipeline in Doubt
Posted on 12/06/2018 1:39:14 PM PST by SpeedyInTexas
The three main contenders to succeed Angela Merkel as chairwoman of Germanys largest political party have called for a review of a planned gas pipeline between Germany and Russia, potentially putting the party at odds with the chancellors own government.
Since Friday, the candidates have publicly questioned whether Germany should forge ahead with the controversial Nord Stream 2 project after Russian forces detained Ukrainian servicemen off the shores of the Russia-occupied peninsula of Crimea, sparking international condemnation.
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Nord Stream 2 could get killed.
Stiking at the heart of Huawei.
Damn, its a great time to be alive.
Make Putin Sweat. Sign a US Germany has agreement. We can ship gas to any German port..
The fact that these guys are supporting a review tells me that the rank and file, whom Merkel has been comfortable ignoring, don't want this thing and they have to pretend to be at least skeptical until they secure their position.
Trump already got an agreement with Merkel to build an a LNG facility.
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