Kremlin calls for international probe into Nord Streams incidents

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Friday there was a need for thorough international investigation into ruptures of the Russian-led Nord Stream undersea gas pipelines.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov declined to comment on a statement by Russia’s top spy that Moscow had materials indicating that the West had a role in the breaches of the Baltic Sea pipelines.

Russian has said that the ruptures appear to be the result of state-sponsored “terrorism”.

The European Union is investigating and has said it suspects sabotage.

(Reporting by Dmitry Antonov; writing by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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