“A serious and immediate disadvantage of participating in the bombings will be that Russia may begin to treat the United States as a full-fledged belligerent and attack our infrastructure,” Wright said.

He also expressed concern that the possible involvement of the United States in the emergency at Nord Stream could worsen Washington's relations with its allies, primarily with Germany.

Earlier, a retired American colonel, ex-adviser to the head of the Pentagon, Douglas McGregor admitted that the United States or Great Britain could have attacked the Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that sabotage on the Nord Stream strings was organized by the Anglo-Saxons.