The chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee joined counterparts from European parliaments, opposing the US-Germany agreement

to allow completion of the Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline. “We consider Nord Stream 2 a geopolitical project geared towards expanding Russia’s influence on Europe by dominating the energy market,” Democratic Senator Bob Menendez said with counterparts from Britain, Czech Republic, Ireland, Poland, Ukraine, Lativa, Lithuania and Estonia.