The Russian daily “Kommersant” reported on Monday that the Gazprom group is preparing a base for legal action against Denmark, whose authorities – in his view – procrastinate in a manner unjustified with the process of issuing a permit to set up the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.
“Gazprom threatens Denmark with a lawsuit for delay in issuing permits” – said Kommersant. Relying on legal sources, the daily argues that Gazprom has little chance of a quick victory, while according to experts the threat of a lawsuit may put pressure on Denmark.
Gazprom’s representative Dmitry Chandoga said on Monday at a media conference that the company believes that “there is still a chance” to complete and launch Nord Stream 2 this year. Chandoga also pointed out that the main problem is that Denmark does not allow laying the gas pipeline in its exclusive economic zone.
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