China News Agency, Beijing, September 29. Comprehensive news: As of the 29th local time, four leaks of the "North Stream" natural gas pipeline were found in the waters near Sweden and Denmark. Russia, Sweden, Denmark and other countries have announced that they will investigate related incidents.

On the 28th local time, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke on the phone with leaders of many countries and the Secretary-General of the United Nations Guterres to discuss issues such as grain exports and aid to Ukraine.

  Ukrainian president talks to multiple parties on current situation

  According to the Ukrainian Presidential website, Ukrainian President Zelensky met with Turkish President Erdogan, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Prime Minister Scholz, British Prime Minister Truss and United Nations Secretary-General Guterres on the 28th local time. On the phone, they discussed issues such as food exports, aid to Ukraine, and the situation at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant.

  According to the Associated Press, the U.S. government announced on the 28th local time that it would provide Ukraine with a new batch of military aid worth a total of $1.1 billion, including the "Haimas" multiple rocket launcher system and supporting ammunition, radar, and armored vehicles.

But a senior U.S. Defense Department official said it could take a long time to procure and deliver the military aid.

 "North Stream" natural gas pipeline has four leaks

  According to a Reuters report on the 29th, the Swedish Coast Guard has discovered a new leak in the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline.

Four leaks from the Nord Stream pipeline have been discovered so far, two in waters near Sweden and two in waters near Denmark.

  According to previous reports, the Swedish measuring station detected two strong underwater explosions on the 26th local time in the waters where the "Nord Stream-1" and "North Stream-2" pipelines leaked.

The Danish Energy Agency has since confirmed the existence of three leaks.

The head of the Danish Energy Agency said on the 28th local time that most of the natural gas stored in the pipeline involved has leaked, and the remainder is expected to be emptied within a few days.

  The "North Stream-1" pipeline was completed in 2011, starting from Russia in the east to Germany in the west.

The "Beixi-2" pipeline to be completed in 2021 has not yet been put into use, but some natural gas is sealed inside.

  Many countries start investigating the "North Stream" pipeline leak

  In response to the leak of the "Nord Stream" natural gas pipeline, the General Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation issued a statement on the 28th local time, saying that it has filed a criminal case for "international terrorism" suspected of sabotaging the "North Stream" pipeline, and the Russian Federal Security Service has launched accordingly. Preliminary investigation.

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Glushko said on the same day that Russia intends to consider a joint investigation into the incident if European countries request it.

Russian Presidential Press Secretary Peskov also denied that "Russia deliberately sabotaged the pipeline" on the same day.

  The Swedish Security Agency said on the 28th local time that it has launched relevant investigations, and it cannot be ruled out that "foreign forces" created the incident.

Danish police have also launched an investigation into the incident.

According to the official website of the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Defense Secretary Austin called Danish Defense Minister Morten Bödskov on the 28th local time, expressing that the United States is willing to assist relevant investigations.

  According to Reuters, the European Union's high representative for foreign affairs and security policy Borrell said on the 28th local time that the deliberate destruction of Europe's energy infrastructure is completely unacceptable, and the European Union will give a strong response.

Michel, President of the European Council, stressed on the same day that those behind the sabotage will surely pay the price.