Russian Deputy PM Says Restoration of Nord Stream Possible: TASS

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A state  leak from Nord watercourse  1 successful  the Swedish economical  portion    successful  the Baltic Sea successful  this representation   taken from the Swedish Coast Guard craft  connected  Sept. 28, 2022. (Swedish Coast Guard/Handout via TT News Agency/via Reuters)

A state leak from Nord watercourse 1 successful the Swedish economical portion successful the Baltic Sea successful this representation taken from the Swedish Coast Guard craft connected Sept. 28, 2022. (Swedish Coast Guard/Handout via TT News Agency/via Reuters)

MOSCOW—Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said connected Sunday that it was technically imaginable to reconstruct the ruptured offshore infrastructure of the Nord Stream state pipelines, TASS quality bureau reported.

A full of 4 leaks were discovered past week connected the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines successful the Baltic Sea adjacent Denmark and Sweden, with a important autumn successful state unit starring to the detection of the ruptures.

“There person ne'er been specified incidents. Of course, determination are method possibilities to reconstruct the infrastructure, it takes clip and due funds. I americium definite that due possibilities volition beryllium found,” Novak said.

Denmark’s Energy Agency said connected Sunday it had been informed by Nord Stream AG that unchangeable unit had been achieved successful Nord Stream 1, erstwhile the largest azygous proviso way for Russian state to Europe, indicating the outflow from the past leaks had halted.

Nord Stream AG said connected Saturday that state was nary longer flowing retired of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which had held immoderate state contempt ne'er becoming operational.

European Union states accidental they judge the harm was caused by sabotage, but they and different Western governments person avoided pointing a digit directly. Russian President Vladimir Putin said connected Friday that the United States and its allies were responsible, an accusation the White House has dismissed.

Novak said, according to TASS, that the United States, Ukraine, and Poland had opposed the Nord Stream pipelines. He added that those who voiced their absorption had an involvement successful stopping the pipes operating

The Nord Stream 1 pipeline was already shut, but cannot present beryllium easy reopened. The caller Nord Stream 2 pipeline had yet to participate commercialized operations aft it was built successful September 2021.

Reuters

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