Questions over German politician's 'links to Russian pipeline'

Russia 0 Comment 0

Exclusive: Email links Wolfgang Kubicki – a candidate to be finance minister – to statement advocating potential of pipeline that critics say is opposed to EU interests

A candidate vying to be Germany’s next finance minister is facing questions over possible links to lobbying on behalf of Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline project as his party enters crunch talks to form the next government.

An email seen by the Guardian links Nord Stream 2 lobbying to the deputy leader of the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP), Wolfgang Kubicki, throwing into doubt cross-party claims of a “more critical” attitude towards the contentious energy deal in a potential three-party coalition alongside Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats and the Greens.

Continue reading…
Source: russia
Link : Questions over German politician’s ‘links to Russian pipeline’

Author

Leave a comment

Search

Back to Top