The capacity of the Ukrainian gas transmission system and the route through Poland are more than sufficient to ensure the fulfillment of the obligations of Russian gas supplies to European countries
– informed the operator of the Ukrainian gas pipeline network in Kiev.
As he added, this proposal to use an alternative gas transmission route follows “due to chronic breaks in the work of Nord Stream 1 “. “Russia ignores this alternative delivery option. There are no objective reasons for limiting gas supplies to the EU,” stressed the Ukrainian operator.
Russian gas giant Gazprom announced Friday afternoon that will suspend gas flow through the Baltic Nord Stream 1 pipeline due to maintenance works from August 31 to September 2. Currently, only 20 percent is used. pipeline capacity.
By limiting gas supplies, Gazprom is trying to put pressure on European countries to stop supporting Ukraine. Despite Russia’s war, some countries, especially Southeast Europe, still transit through Ukraine for their gas – adds dpa.
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