Germany calls for European Union countermeasures against USA following Russian sanctions
02 August, 2017, 00:14 | Author: Gregory Stephens
Both houses of Congress approved the new sanctions against Russian Federation due to Moscow's alleged meddling in the USA election a year ago and over the annexation of the Crimea in 2014.
She also said that "the Americans cannot punish German companies because they operate economically in another country".
European leaders say the sanctions will jeopardize their energy security and hurt their economies.
The sanctions target Russian gas and pipeline developments by codifying six of former President Barack Obama's executive orders implemented near the end of his term.
"Of course we don't want a trade war".
In a separate report, The Local noted that Germany had repeatedly asked Washington not to deviate from the common western sanctions policy against Russian Federation. "That means that it is right that the European Commission now considers countermeasures.Europe is ready to adopt short-term countermeasures in other parts of the world, too", Zypries warned.
"Unfortunately, that is exactly what they are doing".
The United States has for years opposed the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, saying it will only increase European dependence on Russian Federation for natural gas when Western allies should be diversifying their energy sources away from Russian Federation.
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