Merkel makes Germany look weak. Sets up Ukraine slush fund in Nord Stream 2 deal with U.S.
The Duran: Episode 1045
US strikes Ukraine-centered Nord Stream 2 ‘deal’ with Germany – Putin & Merkel ‘satisfied’ with pipeline’s near-completion
US strikes Ukraine-centered Nord Stream 2 ‘deal’ with Germany – Putin & Merkel ‘satisfied’ with key pipeline’s near-completions
Washington and Berlin have struck a deal that would see the Americans drop opposition to the almost-complete Nord Stream 2 pipeline for transporting Russian gas, in exchange for Germany promising extensive investments in Ukraine. White House officials confirmed the existence of the agreement on Wednesday, details of which were leaked to the press earlier in the week.
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