The US' Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has reportedly sent letters to German companies building the Russia-backed Nord Stream-2 pipeline, warning them that they risk being subjected to "significant sanctions" if they did not pull out of the gas pipeline project, Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported, cited by DW.

In televised remarks broadcast by DW on January 14, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said Berlin has long been aware of the US' security concerns about Nord Stream-2...

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