OREANDA-NEWS. Expansion of American sanctions against the gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 will hit over 120 companies from more than 12 European countries. This was reported to RBC news agency in the press service of the company Nord Stream 2 AG.

Any threat of sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 project has an impact on a number of Western contractors and investors; if they are introduced, the restrictions will directly affect over 120 companies from more than 12 European countries, the company’s representative assured.

However, Nord Stream 2 AG, as well as the enterprises supporting the project, remain confident that the earliest possible commissioning of the gas pipeline meets the interests of energy security and competitiveness of Europe, contributes to the fulfillment of its obligations to preserve the climate and the economic prosperity of European consumers, the press service added.