The following article, Biden Approves Russian Dictator Putin’s Dream Pipeline After Trump Blocked It for 4 Years, was first published on Flag And Cross.
Joe Biden has just approved of Russian dictator Vladimir Putin’s dream European pipeline project that Trump had blocked for four years.
Biden announced this week that he is planning to waive sanctions against the company in charge of building the Nord Stream 2, Putin’s natural gas pipeline from Russia into Germany.
The State Department is reportedly ready to submit a 90-day report to Congress detailing which entities linked to Nord Stream 2 “deserve sanctions” and which do not, according to Axios.
“The State Department will also acknowledge the corporate entity in charge of the project — Nord Stream 2 AG and its CEO, the Putin crony and former East German intelligence officer Matthias Warnig — are engaged in sanctionable activity,” Axios reported, adding, “However, the State Department will waive the applications of those sanctions, citing U.S. national interests.”
This is exactly the opposite of what Trump did for four years.
This is a bad deal for the safety of Europe and the U.S. According to The Hill, the “completion of the pipeline would allow fuel from Russia to bypass Ukraine to reach Europe, undermining the nation’s connection to western Europe.”
Allowing this pipeline to be completed would enrich Russia and put it in a commanding position over Europe’s source of natural gas. And that is exactly why Trump opposed it.
Journalist Glenn Greenwald tweeted, “This is genuinely a huge gift to Putin: Biden is waiving sanctions which will effectively allow Germany to buy natural gas from the Russian pipeline. Trump spent years trying to sabotage this deal: crucial to Russian interests. Biden is allowing it.”
This is genuinely a huge gift to Putin: Biden is waiving sanctions which will effectively allow Germany to buy natural gas from the Russian pipeline.
Trump spent years trying to sabotage this deal: crucial to Russian interests. Biden is allowing it.https://t.co/GWnEEeL9dR
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) May 18, 2021
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