Germany Ready to Halt Nord Stream 2 If Russia Invades Ukraine

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Germany would consider halting the Nord Stream 2 pipeline if Russia attacks Ukraine. International pressure on Germany and the Nord Stream 2 project has been surmounting since Russia amassed troops near the Ukrainian border.

Scholz, after his meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, told reporters that Russia will have a high price to pay if it decides to attack Ukraine, and everything will be discussed if a military intervention occurs.

Stoltenberg said he had invited NATO allies and Russia to a series of meetings to discuss ways to improve the security issues and ease the tensions. The first round of talks were held in Brussels last week.

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