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Gazprom is threatening Denmark with a late payment on the authorization of Nord Stream 2

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.

Continue reading the article on the Biznes Alert Polish news website.