Sanctions can stop certification of Nord Stream 2 and sanctions can prevent companies from buying the gas

, Yuriy Vitrenko, Naftogaz CEO, tells Interfax-Ukraine in an interview. “The United States can ensure that certification does not take place,” he said. “For this gas pipeline to work, much more is needed: to have companies that book capacity, for someone to buy gas that goes through this pipeline. And all this can also be subject to appropriate sanctions from the United States.”