MOSCOW, 30 Sep — PRIME. The intensity of one of the leaks at Nord Stream 2 has become lower, the Swedish Coast Guard said.
“There is a change in the smaller of the two leaks in Swedish waters, the Nord Stream 2 leak. The (intensity) of the leak has decreased but is still ongoing,” the agency said in a release, citing data from a Coast Guard aircraft. Sweden.
According to the agency, two leaks occurred in the territorial waters of Sweden: one in the Nord Stream area and the second, smaller one, in the Nord Stream 2 area. Two more leaks were recorded in Danish waters. The department noted that the number of leaks detected has not changed since Monday evening.
The incident occurred at Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 on September 26. Germany, Denmark and Sweden do not rule out targeted sabotage. The FSB of Russia opened a criminal case under the article “an act of international terrorism.”
The Russian side officially requested information from Denmark about the emergency at Nord Stream as soon as the incident became known. The Danish authorities notified the Russian Federation about the explosions at the site of the gas leak. The operator of Nord Stream, Nord Stream AG, reported that the emergency on gas pipelines was unprecedented, and it was impossible to estimate the timing of repairs.
The work of Nord Stream has been suspended since the end of August due to problems with the repair of Siemens turbines caused by Western sanctions. However, the pipeline remained filled with gas. Nord Stream 2, completed in 2021 but never put into operation, has also already been filled with gas.