“This is a perfectly sound judgment of a high-level state person who, in particular, understands that there is no way to link Nord Stream 2 with Navalny.

He says that these are completely different things.

At the same time, of course, he does not develop the topic, but I think that he also understands that there are a lot of unclear and incomprehensible things with Navalny, "Tsekov said.

The senator stressed that not only Austria, but many European countries are interested in the implementation of Nord Stream 2, and, as the parliamentarian explained, this project and the situation around Alexei Navalny should not be “confused”.

Earlier, Kurz spoke out against stopping the implementation of the Nord Stream 2 project because of the situation around Alexei Navalny.

In addition, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen noted that he does not see any connection between the Nord Stream 2 project and the situation around Navalny.