Maas: Germany not planning to back down in US Nord Stream 2 dispute

Berlin does not plan to back down in the dispute with the United States over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told dpa. “We do not need to talk about European sovereignty if that is understood as us doing everything in future the way Washington wants us to,” Maas said in comments looking ahead to Joe Biden taking over the US presidency from Donald Trump on January 20. Berlin is seeking a new start with Washington under Biden after relations deteriorated during Trump’s term. But there will still be points of contention going forward, Maas said. “The German gover…

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