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    Swedish Coast Guard discovers fourth Nord Stream gas leak

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    The Swedish Coast Guard has detected a fourth gas leak from the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 pipelines. This was reported by Svenska Dagbladet newspaper.

    Two of the four leaks took place in the exclusive economic zone of Sweden. Information available to date indicates that sabotage was the cause of the destruction, the newspaper writes. A potential gas leak from the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline was reported to have occurred off the coast of the Danish island of Bornholm.

    Call for Investigation

    The day before, the Russian Embassy in Washington called on the international community to conduct an objective investigation into the circumstances of the attacks on the Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines.

    Prior to this, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that Russia will convene a meeting of the UN Security Council in connection with provocations and sabotage on Russian gas pipelines. Dmitry Polyansky, Deputy Permanent Representative of Russia to the UN, added that the meeting will be held on September 30 at 15:00 (22:00 Moscow time).

    US involvement

    The administration of US President Joe Biden may be involved in the incident on the Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines, Fox News TV presenter Tucker Carlson believes.

    According to him According to him, back in February, the United States government announced its desire to get rid of the gas pipeline that supplies Europe. The journalist emphasized that none of Biden’s phrases could be considered accidental.

    Zakharova also reminded the White House of Biden’s February 7, 2022 speech. According to the diplomat, in the quote of the American leader there was a threat to “do away with the gas pipeline”. She published a video of Biden’s speech in which the US President says that Nord Stream “will be finished if Russia invades Ukraine.”

    Motives for the attack

    According to Zakharova, the Polish and US authorities had motives for destroying the Nord Stream gas pipeline. She indicated this in her Telegram-channel.

    The diplomat responded to the statement of the former Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski about that Warsaw has been fighting against the pipeline for 20 years.

    “Write more, Radoslav. Maybe you have heard something about the “motives and opportunities” of Britain, high-like? – added Zakharova.

    Britain’s version

    underwater explosives. This is reported by Sky News, citing a source in the defense department.

    According to the source, the mines could have been lowered to the seabed on a long chain a few months or years ago. They were then deployed next to gas pipelines using an underwater drone.

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