Warned of attack on Nord Stream already in 2007

Already three years before the start of construction of the first Nord Stream pipeline, in 2007, experts warned of attacks, Dagens Nyheter reports. Vulnerability to explosions was highlighted in particular.

“Despite its concrete shell, the wire is quite vulnerable, and a diver would be enough to attach an explosive device,” the report by the Total Defense Research Institute (FOI) said, according to the paper.

The report was made on behalf of the Ministry of Defense and above all points out potential threats linked to Russia.

– For us, it was obvious that there were a number of security policy problems connected to Nord Stream. It should have raised significant question marks, says Mike Winnerstig, who produced the report and is now head of the security policy unit at FOI, to DN.

Both Sweden and Denmark suspect that sabotage is behind the gas leaks in Nord Stream 1 and 2.

Source: Nyteknik – Senaste nytt by www.nyteknik.se.

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