Russia condemns Germany, Denmark and Sweden for not including Nord Stream Probe


LONDON—Russia on Thursday said it had summoned German, Danish and Swedish diplomats to complain that representatives of Moscow and Gazprom were not invited to participate in the Nord Stream gas pipeline rupture investigation. rice field.

“Russia clearly would not accept the false results of such investigations unless Russian experts were involved,” the foreign ministry said.

The cause of the rupture of the Nord Stream pipeline under the Baltic Sea remains unknown, but European Union countries point to sabotage.

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A Baltic Sea gas leak from the Nord Stream taken from a Coast Guard aircraft on September 27, 2022. (Swedish Coast Guard via AP)

The Swedish Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it had not received a subpoena, adding that Moscow diplomats received a copy of a letter last week from Prime Minister Magdalena Anderson demanding Russia participate in the investigation.

Sweden declined the call and refused to allow Russian authorities to participate in the investigation or share its findings before the investigation was completed.

The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that “Russia’s desire to participate in the investigation into the Nord Stream leak was raised through diplomatic channels in Moscow and Copenhagen.”