After several leaks on the Nord Stream-1 and Nord Stream-2 gas pipelines, NATO promises a decisive response in the event of a deliberate attack on the critical infrastructure of the Alliance members.
This is stated in the statement of the North Atlantic Council.
The damage to the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines in the international waters of the Baltic Sea causes deep concern for NATO.
"All information currently available indicates that this is the result of deliberate, reckless and irresponsible acts of sabotage. These leaks pose risks to shipping and cause significant damage to the environment. We support the investigations that are being conducted to determine the origin of the damage," the statement said. statement .
Alliance members recalled their commitment to be prepared for, deter, and defend against the coercive use of energy and other hybrid tactics by state and non-state actors.
"Any deliberate attack on the critical infrastructure of the Allies will be met with a united and decisive response," the statement said.
As you know, there was a gas leak at the "Northern Stream-1" and "Northern Stream-2" gas pipelines at the beginning of the week. It is assumed that this could have happened due to the undermining of pipelines.
Germany suspects that the gas leak on the branches of the Russian Nord Stream gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea is the result of deliberate actions.
At the same time, the Russian Federation began to investigate the incidents as an "act of international terrorism."