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Europe is not ready to ban Russia’s gas supply, says OMV, head of Austrian fuel company

Earlier, some European countries said they could pay Russian gas in the ruble, but EU Energy Commission Kadri Simson said the conversion mechanism proposed by Moscow violated EU sanctions. Said that.

Russia’s fuel ban will endanger European industry and its economy, according to the head of the Austrian company OMV.

“Today we don’t think we’re ready for an embargo, unless we’re ready to accept the results, because we need to have a clear understanding of one thing. Our gas supply It is supplied by supply from Russia, not our own production in Europe. We have created a task force on gas to see how we can contribute to delivery, “said OMV CEO. Alfred Stern told the Courier newspaper.

Earlier, French President Emmanuel Macron also pointed out the possibility. Sanctions on Russia’s oil and gas supply Currently, we are not considering expanding into Europe.
Over the past few months, European countries have imposed several sanctions on Russia, citing special operations in Ukraine.In response, in April, President Vladimir Putin signed all contracts. Pipeline gas supply Payments to companies in “unfriendly countries” must be made in the currency of the Russian country.

On April 27, Russian energy giant Gazprom stopped supplying gas because it refused a new payment process under a contract between the Bulgarian company Bulgaria and PGNiG in Poland.



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