OREANDA-NEWS The details of the deal are not mentioned in the material but it is assumed that the key component will be an increase of investments by both countries in supporting energy transformations in Ukraine as well as energy security.

One of Reuters source explained that the situation "looks good" and noted that negotiations will resolve the situation in the coming days. According to another interlocutor of the agency, the United States and Germany are close to an agreement to avoid the resumption of the now canceled the US sanctions against the pipeline operator Nord Stream 2 AG and its leader.

Nord Stream 2 is a gas pipeline over 1,200 kilometers long, which runs between Russia and Germany along the bottom of the Baltic Sea. The pipe-laying work started three years ago. The construction is planned to be completed in the coming months.