Store was visiting Berlin on Wednesday for bilateral talks and to attend the Berlin Security Conference with Scholz
The leaders of Germany and Norway have said they will propose that NATO plays a role in protecting undersea infrastructure like gas pipelines or fiber optic cables. This follows the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store said on Wednesday that they would be speaking with the head of NATO about involving the alliance in future operations to protect critical undersea infrastructure like gas pipelines or fiber optic cables.
Store said Norway had already increased vigilance at such sites in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and even more so after the sabotage of the Nord Stream gas pipelines.
Store was visiting the German capital on Wednesday for bilateral talks and to attend the Berlin Security Conference with Scholz.
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WNU Editor: Germany has stated that they know who was responsible for the Nord Stream pipeline attacks. But they will not release that information due to national security.
I think it would be helpful if we do know who was responsible for those attacks. To make that information and evidence public so we will know who are we defending our infrastructure against, and why billions must be spent to do so.
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