“I know that there are countries that want Austria to abandon Nord Stream 2 altogether.

This will not happen on my part and on the part of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, because we, as a state, have invested a lot (in the gas pipeline. -

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) through the (Austrian oil and gas company) OMV, ”Schramböck said in an interview with ORF 2.

She called on the states to comply with international law in the matter of launching the gas pipeline.

Earlier, Russian Ambassador to Vienna Dmitry Lyubinsky said that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project enjoys the support of the Austrian government.

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov expressed concern that Western countries have turned the SP-2 gas pipeline into an instrument of pressure on Moscow. 

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