“All sanctions against Nord Stream 2 relate to its construction, but not its operation.

And the Americans were clearly late with the measures against the construction, ”Chizhova quotes TASS.

According to him, the gas pipeline will be completed, very little is left.

He also expressed confidence that Nord Stream 2 will be operated.

Earlier, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline would be completed, and European partners were interested in it.