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Nord Stream 2 AGCEO resigns from football club


February 24, 2022

Soccer ball Schalke 04 logo-© Олександр Луценко / Adobe Stock

Matthias Warnig, CEO of Nord Stream 2AG, subject to US sanctions, has resigned from the auditorium of German football club FC Schalke 04, the club said on Twitter.

Wanich said he had informed the club that he would resign soon.

The United States imposes sanctions on the company responsible for building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Russia and its CEO on Wednesday, putting pressure on the Baltic Sea project designed to double the gas flow capacity from Russia to Germany. Was added.

(Report by Maria Sheahan, edited by Kirsti Knolle)


update:

In another statement, Schalke 04 follows recent developments. [in Ukraine] We have decided to remove the main sponsor Gazprom logo from the club shirt.

“Instead, it will be replaced by the letters” Schalke 04 “,” Schalke 04 tweeted.



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