PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, October 2 – Novosti. The countries that took a negative position in relation to this project are interested in decommissioning the Nord Streams, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview with Pavel Zarubin in the Moscow. Kremlin. Putin program on the Rossiya 1 TV channel .
“Today, we proceed from the fact that it is necessary first of all to figure out who did this, and we are sure that certain countries that previously expressed their positions are interested in this,” the Deputy Prime Minister said.
He recalled that the United States , Ukraine , and Poland once said that “this infrastructure will not work,” and promised to do everything for this.
“Therefore, of course, this needs to be seriously looked into,” Novak added.
Answering the question whether the ingress of water into the breach could disable the highways, he noted that there had never been such accidents, which means that it is difficult to judge unambiguously.
“Of course, there are technical possibilities to restore the infrastructure, it takes time and appropriate funds. I am sure that appropriate opportunities will be found,” the Deputy Prime Minister concluded.
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A gas leak at Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 was discovered on September 26, and in four places at once. At that time, both gas pipelines did not work – pumping through Nord Stream was suspended from the end of August due to problems with the repair of Siemens turbines caused by Western sanctions, and Nord Stream 2, which was completed in 2021, was never put into operation. operation. However, they remained filled with gas.
According to the operator Nord Stream AG, the accident is unprecedented and it is impossible to estimate the timeframe for repairs. The seismic center of Sweden recorded powerful underwater explosions in the area of the emergency. The German and Danish authorities do not rule out that sabotage was the cause of the accident.
The Kremlin called the incident an act of international terrorism. According to Vladimir Putin, “sanctions are not enough for the Anglo-Saxons,” they have begun to destroy the pan-European energy infrastructure.
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