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Senior German MP: Nord Stream 2 must be part of response to Navalny poisoning

Reuters | Berlin | Updated: 03-09-2020 12:33 IST | Created: 03-09-2020 12:06 IST
Senior German MP: Nord Stream 2 must be part of response to Navalny poisoning
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A European response that involves the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is needed against Russia after the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny with a Soviet-style Novichok nerve agent, a senior German lawmaker in Chancellor Angela Merkel's party said.

"There must be a European response," Norbert Roettgen told Deutschlandfunk radio on Thursday. "We must pursue hard politics, we must respond with the only language (Russian President Vladimir) Putin understands - that is gas sales," he said.



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