THE WORLD; U.S., Germany reach a deal on Russian gas pipeline
The United States and Germany on Wednesday announced a deal to allow the completion of a Russian gas pipeline to Europe without the imposition of further U.S. sanctions.
The agreement aims to stanch fears about European dependence on Russian energy, but it was immediately assailed by critics who said it doesn't go far enough.
Under the terms of the deal, the U.S. and Germany committed to countering any Russian attempt to use the Nord Stream 2 pipeline as a political weapon. And they ...