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Germany confirms U.S. sanctions waiver regarding Nord Stream 2

BERLIN, May 19 (Reuters) - Germany on Wednesday confirmed plans of the U.S. administration to waive sanctions on the company behind Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Europe and its chief executive.

“There is a presidential waiver for the Nord Stream 2 company and its CEO, who is a German citizen,” German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told a news conference.

Reporting by Sabine Siebold Editing by Riham Alkousaa

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