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The Bundestag announced the condition for gas supplies for rubles


Gascade gas compressor station in Eisleben. File photoMOSCOW, Mar 25The head of the Bundestag Committee on Climate and Energy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Klaus Ernst, in an interview with RBC, allowed payment for gas supplies from Russia in rubles, however, according to him, this would mean a violation of the restrictive measures of the European Union against the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. The German politician explained that in in such a situation, Berlin would have to violate the German sanctions against Moscow. “Germany would have to receive rubles from the Russian Central Bank and thereby circumvent its own sanctions,” Ernst said. The parliamentarian suggested that the obligation to pay for gas in Russian currency could become a violation of existing supply agreements blue fuel. At the same time, he stressed that the freezing of Russian assets abroad should also be seen as a contradiction to these agreements. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maria Zakharova, the rejection of Russian energy sources will lead to an imbalance in the global energy system, the consequences of which will be devastating for the whole world.Scholz responded to Russia's decision to transfer payments for gas into rublesThe principled position of RussiaSenator Alexei Pushkov said that the West will have to pay in rubles for Russian gas supplies if Moscow takes a principled position on this issue. The member of the Federation Council believes that Western countries are now comprehending new terms of trade, put forward by Russia. “Someone will be ready to switch to paying for gas in rubles, while others will insist on payments in euros and dollars. Accordingly, if Russia consistently defends its position, then our counterparties will simply have no choice,” he said. Pushkov in an interview with Parlamentskaya Gazeta. According to him, the decision of the Russian side to transfer payments for blue fuel into rubles for unfriendly countries will lead to a change in the configuration of the world economy. jpg” />Peskov urged to wait for the position of buyers of Russian gas on paymentPayments for gas supplies in rubles The day before, Russian President Vladimir Putin, during a meeting with members of the government, said that Moscow had decided to convert payments for gas supplies to unfriendly countries into rubles, since it would supply Russian goods to the European Union and the United States and getting paid in their currency does not make sense. At the same time, the head of state announced the continuation of deliveries of blue fuel in the volumes and at prices fixed in the contracts, since the state values ​​its reputation. On the morning of February 24, Russia launched a military special operation to demilitarize Ukraine. According to the Ministry of Defense, the armed forces strike only at military infrastructure and Ukrainian troops. In response, the Western countries approved a series of new sanctions against Russia, and in Europe statements about the need to reduce dependence on Russian energy resources began to sound louder. rubles: what will change the new procedure for settlements with Europe

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