“I don’t think Russia is interested in an extremely difficult discussion today.

In addition to Nord Stream 2, there are various topics that interest the Russian leadership, "RIA Novosti quoted him as saying.

The European Commissioner noted that geopolitics is always among these issues, but the crisis should not go beyond a certain level.

“I am more worried about the development of Ukraine and the crisis on the border of Belarus.

I think that the gas supply will not be used in a worse way than it has been done so far, but the problem remains, ”Gentiloni added.

The press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov earlier expressed the hope that there would be no threats to the certification process of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.

On November 16, it was reported that Nord Stream 2 AG decided to create a subsidiary in the Federal Republic of Germany in order to comply with the legal requirements of Germany, the fulfillment of which is necessary for the certification of the German part of the gas pipeline.