OREANDA-NEWS  Nord Stream 2 is a topic, as we have stated many times, on which we are negotiating with the American side. I can only say that these negotiations are ongoing. This is an economic project, we talked about its political aspects many times. The position is known", - Seibert said.

The representative of the Ministry of Economy of the Federal Republic of Germany, who was present at the briefing, said that all permits for the construction of Nord Stream 2 were "issued many years ago".

TheWhite House spokesman Jen Psaki said earlier that the US President Joe Biden will receive German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House on Thursday. According to her, Nord Stream 2 will be "part of the discussion."