The Nord Stream 2 pipeline would run through Sweden's economic zone in the Baltic Sea. And the government says it can't stop the laying of the pipelines; just OK where they'll be placed on the seabed.
However, an analyst says Sweden could have done more to voice its displeasure over the Russian-back project to lay an underwater pipeline to pump natural gas from Russia to Germany.
Government will not oppose Nord Stream 2 port deal2:13 min 2:13 min
Researcher: Nord Stream 2 is a problem3:43 min 3:43 min