“We took note of the latest events, our principled position on extraterritorial sanctions has not changed.

And [the position] on the completion of the construction of Nord Stream 2 remains the same, "TASS quoted her as saying.

Earlier, the United States expanded sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 gas transmission project.

The measures are directed against the pipe-laying barge Fortuna and its owner company.

The Kremlin called Washington's actions gross and illegal pressure on the economic operators of SP-2.