Official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova demanded that the President of the United States Joe Biden answered whether the United States was involved in the accidents on the three lines of the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines, which occurred on September 25 and 26.
Zakharova recalled that on February 7 this year, Biden said:
“If Russia invades, if tanks or troops cross the border of Ukraine again, then there will be no more … Nord Stream 2. We will end this <...> I promise you, we can do it.”
According to the representative of the Foreign Ministry, the US president backed up his intention with a firm promise. Zakharova urged Biden to be responsible for his words and tell who blew up the pipelines.
Earlier, Nord Stream AG announced that three lines of Nord Stream received unprecedented damage. Professor of the Russian State University of Oil and Gas. IM Gubkin Valery Bessel expressed confidence that the accidents occurred as a result of sabotage.