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The construction of the section of Nord Stream 2" in Germany

Nord Stream 2 AG, the company in charge of the Nord Stream 2pipeline project, revealed on Friday that construction work on the project continued in German waters earlier in the day.
The Fortuna barge will push a 2.6 kilometre stretch of the pipeline into Germany's exclusive economic zone, the firm said, adding that all construction work is being carried out in full accordance with the permits obtained.

Following the news, Russian media reported that shares of Gazprom (PJSC Gazprom) rose by over 3.5% the Moscow Stock Exchange.

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is part of a long-running dispute between Russia and the US, with Washington repeatedly threatening to impose sanctions on companies involved in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.