Tusk said about the “avalanche of desperate messages” due to gas prices
Ex-Prime Minister of Poland Tusk announced an “avalanche of desperate messages” due to rising gas prices The Polish oil and gas company PGNiG proposed to increase gas prices by 12-15 times. The ex-premier warned that “the noose is tightening so” that dozens or hundreds of the best Polish factories could “collapse” in January-February img/3/39/756624400250393.jpg 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >
Against the backdrop of the initiative of the Polish oil and gas company PGNiG to raise gas prices by 12-15 times, Poland was swept by an “avalanche of desperate messages”; from citizens. This was stated by the former Prime Minister of the country, the leader of the opposition party “Civil Platform” Donald Tusk, Polsat News TV channel reports.
“In the last few dozen hours, there has been such an avalanche of desperate messages:“Do something, because we really won’t survive,”— said Tusk.
He pointed out that at the moment PGNiG offers prices three times higher than in Germany, France or Spain.
be, and hundreds of the best Polish factories,»,— concluded the former Prime Minister of the country.
On March 23, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed to transfer payments from unfriendly countries (the list includes all EU countries) for gas into rubles from April 1.
Nevertheless, some EU countries have reported that they do not intend to pay for gas in rubles, considering this a violation of the terms of the contracts, which in most require payment in dollars or euros. Poland was among them.
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“We won't pay. <…> Considering all possible risks, we are ready for them,— Piotr Naimsky, the authorized representative of the Polish government for strategic energy infrastructure, said.
At the end of April, Gazprom suspended gas supplies to Poland, as Warsaw refused to pay in rubles under the current contract, while gas transit through the Yamal pipeline; Europe was not reduced.
“Gazprom” also warned that in the event of unauthorized withdrawal of gas from transit volumes to third countries, supplies for transit would be reduced by this volume. Later, the company reported that Warsaw buys Russian gas through Germany, from where it is delivered in reverse to Poland through the Yamal gas pipeline— Europe.
On May 11, by presidential decree, the Russian government approved a list of 31 companies that fell under retaliatory Russian sanctions. The list is mainly former "daughters" Gazprom, including EuRoPol GAZ, which owns part of the Yamal&mdash gas pipeline; Europe.
The official representative of “Gazprom” Sergey Kupriyanov said that the Russian sanctions imposed on EuRoPol GAZ mean a ban on the company from using the capacities of the Yamal gas pipeline; Europe to transport Russian gas through Poland.
Polish Minister of Climate and Environment Anna Moscow announced on May 23 that Warsaw was tearing up the Yamalskoye 1993 intergovernmental gas agreement with Russia on gas supplies.
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