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Seymour Hersh explains why he believes U.S. disabled Nord Stream

2023-02-27 13:15:07       source:CGTN

February 26, 2023

In an interview with RT, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh claimed that U.S. President Joe Biden ordered the destruction of the Nord Stream pipelines in order to make sure Germany could not change its mind about sanctions against Russia and weapons shipments to Ukraine.

"It's not going to help the war. What he was doing it for, was to prevent Germany and Western Europe, in case the winter came quickly, from opening up the pipeline," Hersh told RT's program "Going Underground" on Saturday.  

In the interview, Hersh also claimed that the U.S. intelligence community hatched the plan "in late 2021," before the escalation of hostilities in Ukraine.

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