The Trump administration has launched a comprehensive anti-China front, and sanctions against China have been imposed one after another, but the United States has not been idle in the West. On August 5, three U.S. Republican senators, Ted Cruz, Tom Cotton and Ron Johnson (the first two senators can be said to be supporters of Taiwan), jointly sent a letter to the Fährhafen Sassnitz GmbH, the German operator of the Baltic port of Mukran Port, has warned the company that it will be threatened if it continues to provide "significant supplies, services and support" needed for the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.
Severe legal and economic sanctions", including telemarketing list visa bans or asset freezes, sparked outrage in Germany and the companies involved began seeking political help . However, the opposition to North Stream No. 2 is not only the opinion of a few US Republican senators, but has gathered from the US cross-party, cross-term, executive branch to both houses of Congress, as well as a number of eastern European countries. EU consensus.
The reason to oppose the Nord Stream 2 pipeline is precisely because the pipeline is built by Russia's state-run gas company Gazprom. If completed, it will drastically change the current geopolitical balance of the EU. Beixi No. 2 pipeline Photo Credit: Nord Stream 2 The Importance and Controversy of Beixi No. 2 Pipeline The Nord Stream No. 2 pipeline is a submarine natural gas pipeline. It starts from Narva Bay (Narva) in western Russia and crosses the Baltic Sea to reach the city of Greifswald in northern Germany. On the way, it passes through Russia, Germany, Denmark, Finland and Sweden. Economic Sea. The EU is the third largest LNG market after Russia and the United States.