Russia, Europe cut sharply, gas pipelines to Germany closed indefinitely

4 months 2 weeks ago #164707 by jiraporn66

On September 3, 2022, the AP news agency แอพxo reported that Russia and the European Union faced another tension over the Russian government's energy giant Gazprom. Postpone the closure of gas pipelines to Europe indefinitely. Originally, it was closed for repairs for 3 days and will reopen on Saturday, September 3.

The timing of the gas prompt to close the gas pipe repair. It comes after seven of the world's leading industrial groups, or G7, which include Europe, the United States, Canada and Japan, announced that they set a ceiling on Russian oil import prices. Because they do not want the money to buy oil as a cost for Russia to use in the war invasion of Ukraine.

At the same time, Germany also stated that Prepare to accumulate up to 84% of the gas reserves, enough for winter use. which is a retaliation signal to Russia that Germany is still alive without worrying about Russia's use of gas to intimidate especially during winter approaching.

GAS shut down the main Nord Stream 1 pipeline on Wednesday, Aug. 31, confirming it was repairs. damaged turbine and not about the Ukrainian war But when it's time to say that it will open Instead, he said that there was still a problem with the pipe leaking and had to be closed.

Gazprom began cutting gas supplies to Europe from mid-June. because waiting for Canada to send the turbines that were sent back for repair Canada then allowed the turbines to be returned to Germany. Germany has said it has never prevented the shipment of these parts to Russia. To date, Russia supplies gas to Europe only 20% of its transmittable potential.

Charles Michel, President of the Council of the European Union (EU), said Russia's announcement of the next gas pipeline was no surprise.

“Using gas as a weapon will not change the EU's solution. We will continue to accelerate the path to building energy independence. Our duty is to protect our civilians. and support freedom in Ukraine,” Mr Michel tweeted.

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