MOSCOW, 7 Sep — PRIME. Western attempts to limit prices for Russian energy resources are nonsense and nonsense, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the WEF plenary meeting.
“Faced with what is happening now, they are thinking how to get away from it, to limit the price by administrative decisions. Another nonsense, nonsense, which will lead to further growth in world markets, including in Europe. trade cannot be solved,” the Russian leader said.
So he commented on the proposals of the European Union and the G7 countries to limit the marginal prices for Russian oil and gas.
The head of state also called Moscow’s accusations of using the Nord Stream gas pipeline as an energy weapon nonsense.
“Give us a turbine, we’ll turn on Nord Stream 1 tomorrow. They don’t give us anything. They say: they’re using it as a weapon. What kind of weapon? “, Putin stressed.
He added that Russia is supplying raw materials according to customer requests.
In addition, Putin pointed out that Poland and Ukraine themselves decided to close the pipeline.
“What happened: two strings of the gas pipeline (pass) through Ukraine – Ukraine took and on its own initiative disconnected one thread under the far-fetched pretext of lack of control over it. They closed it themselves. The second Yamal-Europe pipeline system (passes) through Poland – Poland took and put this gas pipeline under sanctions. Did we do it? The Poles closed it,” the Russian leader emphasized.
The WEF takes place on September 5-8 on the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University on Russky Island in Vladivostok. RIA Novosti acts as the general media partner of the forum.