Russian President Vladimir Putin claims that Russia is ready to supply Europe with additional volumes of gas in the winter through the surviving Nord Stream 2 branch.
He stated this at the Russian Energy Week forum, RBC writes.
According to the president of the aggressor country, it is possible to repair the blown-up gas pipelines, but, according to him, only in case of their further economically justified exploitation.
“And, of course, ensuring the safety of the route is a top priority,” Putin said.
According to the Russian dictator, the Russian Federation is ready to supply Europe with additional volumes of gas in the winter through the surviving branch of Nord Stream 2.
“If the Europeans and I come to a joint decision to supply gas through the surviving branch of Nord Stream 2 – and one branch, apparently, survived, although we, unfortunately, are not allowed to examine the branch, pressure will remain there, although it may Its capacity is 27.5 billion cubic meters of gas per year, which is about 8% of all gas imports to Europe.
Russia is ready to start these deliveries, the ball is on the side of the European Union. If they want, let them just turn on the tap and that’s it,” Putin said.