U.S.'s Sullivan, NATO's Stoltenberg discuss Russia annexation attempt, Nord Stream 2

U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan speaks to reporters during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday discussed concerns over Russia's attempted annexation of Ukraine territory and the apparent sabotage of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, the White House said in a statement.

"In the wake of the apparent sabotage of Nord Stream pipelines in the Baltic Sea, they discussed protection of critical infrastructure," the White House statement said.

Reporting By Paul Grant; Editing by Doina Chiacu

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