The mysterious breach of the Nord Stream Pipeline might be a "forever mystery," according to a Chinese newspaper, but there is also open speculation that the United States might be responsible for the explosions that have compromised the pipelines.
"The Chinese government newspaper Global Times, citing Communist Party-approved 'experts,' predicted on Wednesday that the world may never know the cause of the 'unusual leaks' of the two Nord Stream pipelines previously used to send natural gas from Russia to Europe – but cast its suspicion towards the United States," reported Breitbart.
"Natural gas began erupting out of the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines this week from the bottom of the Baltic Sea, an incident the company in charge of the infrastructure called 'unprecedented' and may likely be the result of irreversible damage," reported Breitbart.
"The Nord Stream pipelines have been the subject of tremendous controversy since Russia escalated the eight-year-old war against neighboring Ukraine in February, as Europe’s dependence on Russian gas has weakened its ability to respond in defense of Ukraine. The war was preceded by left-wing President Joe Biden removing sanctions imposed on the never-completed Nord Stream 2 pipeline under his predecessor, former President Donald Trump last year, a move that an irate Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said at the time 'confused' and 'disappointed' him," Breitbart reported.
"The governments of Sweden and Denmark, which control the waters around the leaks, have confirmed four leaks in the pipelines. Multiple affected governments have claimed that the leaks are impossible without some act of sabotage and that seismic activity indicates explosions preceded the leaks," Breitbart reports.
"Today we faced an act of sabotage, we don’t know all the details of what happened, but we see clearly that it’s an act of sabotage, related to the next step of escalation of the situation in Ukraine," Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said.
"The US can achieve three goals," the Global Times said.
The speculation is that by bombing the pipeline: "striking Russia’s energy export to attack its overall economic and financial revenues, to limit Europe’s energy supplies and make it buy more crude oil and gas from the US with higher prices and to strictly control the lifeblood of European countries," the Global Times reported.
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