Gazprom denounces ‘baseless’ EU accusations of insufficient gas supplies – Business & Economy


MOSCOW, December 26. / TASS /. Allegations of insufficient gas supplies against Russia and energy company Gazprom are unacceptable and unfounded, European states are creating obstacles for themselves, spokesman for Russian gas giant Sergey Kupriyanov told Rossiya-1 television channel .

“All the accusations against Russia and Gazprom regarding the delivery of an insufficient amount of gas to the European market are absolutely baseless, unacceptable and false. To put it simply, it is a bunch of lies,” the door noted. – Gazprom’s speech.

According to Kupriyanov, Gazprom is ready to deliver additional gas volumes under existing long-term contracts. He also mentioned that the prices for these supplies would be significantly lower than the spot. “All the problems in Western Europe are created by [Europeans] themselves, there is no reason to blame Gazprom for this. It would be better to light the flashlights on themselves, “said the spokesperson.

Russia has been the subject of multiple accusations in 2021 amid the energy crisis in Europe. During his annual press conference, President Vladimir Putin said Russia had failed to capture the gas market, warning European partners of the threat to destroy the system of long-term contracts for the supply of gas. gas.


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