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Biden was under threat of impeachment because of the Nord Stream 2

American journalist Mark Thyssen, in an article in The Washington Post, proposed to impeach US President Joe Biden because of the deal with Germany on the Nord Stream 2.

The observer noted that the head of the White House is putting pressure on Ukrainian leader Vladimir Zelensky and forcing him to agree to unfavorable conditions for Kyiv. He recalled that in 2019, the Democrats initiated impeachment proceedings against the then-president Donald Trump, because, in their opinion, he pressed Zelensky on the investigation of the corruption scandal with Hunter Biden.

“Now the Biden administration may have twisted Zelensky's hands so that he would accept the deal between the United States and Germany, which will allow Berlin, together with Moscow, to complete the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, “Thyssen said.

According to the journalist, the commissioning of the pipeline will allow Russia to block gas supplies to Ukraine.

The observer noted that Trump led a tough policy towards Moscow and managed to stop the construction of the Nord Stream-2 with the help of sanctions, while his successor suspended military assistance to Kyiv, approved the extension of the treaty on measures for further reduction and limitation of strategic offensive arms (START-3) and agreed to a deal on the gas pipeline.

Thyssen added that Biden is unlikely to be impeached because of his “soft” policy towards the Russian Federation. He concluded that the requirement for Zelensky to agree to a “murderous” project is a “shameful act”, even if it does not entail the removal of the US president from power.

Earlier, Republican Senator Ted Cruz announced the capitulation of American leader Joe Biden and his administration to Russia over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. He expressed confidence that the next US president, being a Republican, will return sanctions against the project.

On July 21, the United States and Germany agreed on joint measures for the Nord Stream 2. Thus, the parties undertake to adopt sanctions against Russia if it tries to use gas supplies as a pressure tool. In addition, Germany, within the framework of the agreement, should contribute to the extension of agreements on the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine, which expires in 2024, for at least ten years.

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