REUTERS Germany&#39;s government has officially approved the completion of Russia&#39;s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and intends to support all companies engaged in the project. "The Federal Cabinet has published a document on its website saying that Germany regards the project as a viable economic prospect," the Ukrainian news outlet Glavred said on May 4. Read alsoPoland to push Gazprom to pay fee imposed by Arbitration Institute – media The German authorities say the slowdown in the construction of Nord Stream 2 threatens the country&#39;s energy security. They believe that national infrastructure is diversified enough to provide Germany with necessary resources during the suspension of the construction. "Berlin says they consider Washington&#39;s sanctions inappropriate, but will not require financial compensation from the United States," the publication wrote. In addition, Germany&#39;s leading business newspaper Handelsblatt says that the Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway will reject Nord Stream 2 AG&#39;s application to withdraw the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from the European Union Gas Directive. As UNIAN reported earlier, the Polish government planned to freeze Gazprom&#39;s assets in Europe as compensation that the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce awarded to Poland&#39;s largest state-owned oil and gas company PGNiG as part of the consideration of the official Warsaw appeal regarding prices of Russian gas supplied to Poland.