Senate Committee To Consider Resolution Against Nord Stream 2 Pipeline | 10/12/2017 | Staff
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday unveiled a resolution calling for the cancellation of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, a link under the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany.

Leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said they would take up the resolution at their next business meeting.

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Opponents of the pipeline worry it will weaken support for Ukraine by depriving Kiev of gas transit fees along the traditional route for Russian supplies, which meet more than a third of the European Union’s gas needs.

The pipeline, owned by Russian state energy firm Gazprom, has been a focus of international attention since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea in 2014. Germany has been trying to garner support for the pipeline.

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