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Russian foreign minister says Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline will be completed

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Moscow, Russia August 11, 2020. Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that the Moscow-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany will be completed in near future.

Nord Stream 2 had suspend construction of the pipeline after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed sanctions in December on the pipeline.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin and Maxim Rodionov; editing by Louise Heavens

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