06 October 2021, 21:28
USA. Anthony Blinken in an interview with Bloomberg TV. It is reported by TASS…
“In the past, Russia has used energy as a tool, and they will say – a weapon, in its foreign policy. I hope that we will not see this in the future, given the approaching winter, ”- Blinken.
Formerly Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Mohammed Barkindo toldthat the rise in gas prices was due to the unsuccessful climate policy in Europe: the rejection of fossil fuels in the energy industry, the region has reached “hysteria”.
According to him, the oil producing countries are not to blame for the current crisis in the market. In addition, OPEC is doing its best to maintain the same rates of increase in oil production.
At the same time, Russian President Vladimir Putin called on not put anyone in a difficult position, including Ukraine, despite the difficulties in relations. He also declaredthat Russia will exceed its contractual obligations to supply gas to Europe through Ukraine. According to the Russian leader, the Russian contractual obligations for gas supplies through the Ukrainian gas transportation system amount to 40 billion cubic meters. m of gas per year, for nine months of 2021, Gazprom increased the supply through the transport system of Ukraine by more than 8%.