The Federal government has been reluctant to respond to the threats of Sanctions of the American Ambassador Richard Grenell to German companies. The spokesperson of the Federal foreign office, Maria Adebahr, renounced on Monday at the Government press conference on direct criticism of a letter Grenells to companies involved in the construction of the controversial Nord Stream Baltic sea Pipeline 2. It corresponds to the style of your Ministry, “topics to discuss professionally and directly with each other,” said Adebahr.

more critical of the CDU, said party Chairman Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. That the American Ambassador is in a “rather unusual diplomatic way here, he has not proven with this letter, but when he took office,” said Kramp-Karrenbauer on Monday to a question after the end of the exam, the CDU leadership in Berlin-Potsdam.

The letter Grenells it was reported at the weekend. “We continue to stress that companies involved in the Russian energy export sector, to participate in something that is associated with a significant risk of Sanctions”, – quoted the “picture on Sunday” from the Letter. “As a result, undermine the companies that support the construction of both Pipelines, active in the security of Ukraine and Europe.”