Sanctions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline have been added to the draft 2020 National Defense Authorization Act
"The amended Gas Directive breaches fundamental EU legal principles, such as non-discrimination"
"Nord Stream is the elephant in the room," said one person with direct knowledge of the matter
Mr Tillerson made statement during press onference in Poland
In August, U.S. President Donald Trump reluctantly signed into law further sanctions
They also accused America of exploiting the Ukraine conflict to help US companies sell more gas to Europe