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Russia To Call UN Security Council Meeting On Nordstream "Sabotage"


Russian state-owned RIA news agency has reported that Russia will call a February 22 meeting of the United Nations Security Council to discuss the "sabotage" of the two Nord Steam gas pipelines connecting Russia and Germany.

  • The meeting comes in the wake of a widely shared article from US journalist Seymore Hersch which argued that US President Joe Biden ordered the destruction of the pipelines to prevent Russian leverage over European energy supply.
  • The White House described the Hersch article as "complete fiction" and several prominent journalists with expertise in energy and security argued that the article was poorly sourced and contained numerous falsifiable assertions.

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