Attempts to block Nord Stream-2 are of a political nature, S.Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia S.Lavrov asserted the construction of Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline is a commercial project, attempts to block it are of a political nature.

“We are confident Nord Stream-2 will increase energy security in Europe. The project is a commercial one and it joins a number of western companies. Efforts to block the project have a political character. The Americans are trying to make difficulties via their close friends in the North Atlantic Alliance,” RIA Novosti reports citing S.Lavrov.

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