Gazprom's decision provoked a strong reaction in Europe.
Russia's decision to stop “Nord Stream” considered “cynical” in the European Commission.
The head of the press service of the EC, Eric Mamer, writes about this on Twitter.
According to him, the decision confirms “unreliability” “Gazprom” as a supplier, and Russia, according to him, shows cynicism, as it burns gas instead of fulfilling the contract.
Recall that earlier “Gazprom” announced a forced stop of gas pumping through “Nord Stream” due to an oil leak in the gas compressor unit.
Against this background, representatives of Siemens Energy announced their readiness to participate in the repair of the turbine.
According to RIA Novosti, the company clarified that now to they have not received a contract to carry out repairs on the gas pipeline, but the company is ready to take up maintenance.
In addition, the organization noted that they took note of the statement “Gazprom” about problems with the engine. However, the company does not believe that the problems described by the Russian company can serve as a reason for stopping “Nord Stream”.
In turn, the American media report that Berlin is trying not to panic because -for the situation with “Nord Stream”.
At the same time, Germany and a number of other EU countries are preparing for a cold winter due to lack of fuel.
In the USA believe that the impact of “Gazprom” severe pressure on the German economy. Because of this, the country is preparing to introduce energy consumption norms.
In addition, Berlin is trying to establish gas supplies from Norway and Qatar, although these measures will not help the country much in the near future.
“Economy Minister Robert Habek said that Russian gas will not be completely replaced until at least 2024”, – reports CBS News.
Earlier, TopNews wrote that “Gazprom” stopped “Nord Stream” for an indefinite period.
The reasons for stopping the turbine became known to journalists.