European Parliament adopts resolution urging to stop Nord Stream 2
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  • 16:23 12 March 2019

European Parliament adopts resolution urging to stop Nord Stream 2

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution, calling for stopping the Nord Stream 2 project, with the document being backed by 402 lawmakers. A total of 163 members of parliament voted against the resolution, while 83 MEPs abstained, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

The resolution, which is unbinding, also urges to impose new sanctions on Russia and limit Moscow's access to finances and technologies, as well as to not consider the country a strategic partner.

Earlier, Germany, a strong supporter of the Nord Stream 2, secured extending internal EU market regulations to pipelines to and from non-EU countries running through Europe, which includes the project, after reaching a compromise with France on the matter.

Faig Mahmudov

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