RIA Novosti reports.

“My position on Nord Stream 2 has not changed until today.

It would be wrong to constantly raise new questions to the project.

Gas supplies require long-term security and reliability, ”he said at the“ 8th Russian Conference ”of the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce.

Earlier, the head of the Bundestag Committee on Economics and Energy, Klaus Ernst, said that Germany should not discuss with the United States a "mechanism for stopping" the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.

Also, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned about the consequences of refusing to build a gas pipeline.