The “freezing” of Nord Stream 2 harms not only Russia, but also Germany and twelve other EU countries, ”RIA Novosti reports the text of the statement.

It also notes that energy prices continue to rise.

Earlier, German Foreign Minister Annalena Berbock announced the freezing of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project.

The Kremlin regrets the decision of Germany to suspend the certification of Nord Stream 2.